The national under-20 coach John Obuh has released a 21 man list of players that will represent the country at thr World championship to be hosted by Turkey.
Squad regulars like Jeleel Ajagun, Chidi Osuchkwu and Ikechukwu Okorie made the cut, as well as Emem Udouk, Olarenwaju Kayode and Enugu Rangers bulky attacker Alhaji Gero.
Below is the full squad for thr bi-annual tournament.
Goalkeepers: Samuel Okani (Enyimba), Jonah Usman (ABS FC), John Felegha (Eupen, Belgium)
Defenders: Shehu Abdullahi (Kano Pillars), Moses Orkuma (Lobi Stars), Ikechukwu Okorie (Enyimba), Kingsley Madu (El Kanemi), Chizoba Amaefule (Dolphins), Wilfred Ndidi (Nath Boys)
Midfielders: Agboyi Ovbokha (Bayelsa United), Abduljaleel Ajagun (Dolphins), Christian Pyagbara (Sharks FC), Uche Agbo (Enyimba), Michael Olaitan (Olympiacos, Greece)
|Jonah Usman, Sebastien Osigwe, Samuel Okani, John Felegha - pic:-Sebastien Osigwe|
Forwards: Edafe Egbedi (AGF Aarhus, Denmark), Daddy Moses Simon (Aminci Academy), Chidi Osuchukwu (Dolphins), Umar Aminu (Wikki Tourists), Olanrewaju Kayode (unattached), Alhaji Gero (Enugu Rangers), Samuel Eduok (Dolphins)