Head coach Coach Ladan Bosso has submitted a list of 25 players that will compete in Argentina to the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA ahead of the U20 World Cup in Argentina.
It was reported that four foreign based players made the final roster while two top players who have been part of the team to WAFU and AFCON were dropped . Fosla Academy graduate, Onuche Ogbenu, who plays for Nasarawa United, and Aminu Muhammed, who plays for Gombe United couldn’t make the final list. The duo played vital roles in the midfield of Coach Ladan Bosso led team at the AFCON and also the WAFU Tournament. However the duo will be missing in action, when the World Cup commences later this month.
Topping the list of the players that are going to represent the country are; Daniel Bamaiyi, Daniel Daga, Benjamin Frederick, Solomon Agbalaka, Samson Lawal, Ibrahim Mohammed. Also included are goalkeeper Nathaniel Nwosu and Augustine Njoku.
Flying Eagles 25-man list to FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina
The Flying Eagles will depart Nigeria for Argentina on Saturday evening via Turkish Airlines.
Nigeria, two times FIFA World Cup finalists are in group D with Argentina, Dominican Republic and Italy and will start her campaign against Dominican Republic on 21st May, 2023.