Nigerian national Under 17 team, the Golden Eaglets, have commenced camping ahead of the FIFA U17 World Cup slated to hold in Brazil between October 6 and November 17, 2019.
The Nigerian side qualified for the tournament after emerging among the top four teams in the CAF Under 17 Nations Cup hosted in Tanzania, April, 2019. Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja is full to the brim with all 52 players invited players. Five-time champions, Nigeria, will be led to Brazil by coach Manu Garba, who was in charge of the victorious U17 team in the United Arab Emirates, 2013, producing the likes of Leicester City FC of England forward, Kelechi Iheanacho.
Nigeria has won the U17 World Cup more than any other nation emerging champions in the 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013, and 2015 editions.
FULL LIST OF INVITED PLAYERS
David Ishaya Akulo
Longbak Kling Shak
Etim Friday Ubi
Odeh David Emeka
Gideon Okon Asuquo
Bashar Issa Olatunji
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