Five–time champions, Nigeria have started their camping ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals taking place in Brazil from October 26 to November 17, 2019.The Golden Eaglets qualified for the championship by finishing among the top four teams at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations held in Tanzania in April this year.
Head Coach, Manu Garba has invited 52 players to the team’s camp at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja. They were instructed to report to the camp yesterday.
Manu Garba was head coach of the squad that won Nigeria’s fourth title in the United Arab Emirates in 2013. The Golden Eaglets also triumphed at the 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2015 championships in China, Japan, Korea Republic and Chile respectively.
The players invited to camp are goalkeepers, Sunday Steven, Suleiman Shuaibu, Joseph Oluwabusola, Zubair Suleiman, Moses Aluko, and Anthony Okoronkwo.
The defenders in the team are Etim Charles, Ogaga Oduko, Ferdinand Clement, David Ishaya Akulo, Shedrack Tanko, Mayowa…
Source: Guardian Newspaper