BRIEF-African Eagle's former chairman isses winding up petition against co

LONDON, June 12 Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:19am EDT

LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - African Eagle Resources PLC : * Winding up petition against the company (the "petition") has been issued * Petition served by Euan Worthington, the former chairman of African Eagle * Petitioner claims he is owed £57,005.09 by co and the petition is listed to

be heard on 29 July 2013 * Co's current intent is to contest the petition, if it is appropriate to do so