The Head Coach of the U-20 Boys’ National Team (the Flying Eagles), Isah Bosso, has called up 40 players to start training in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja from Monday, November 28, 2022, in preparation for the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
This was contained in a statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Communications Department, on Saturday.
According to the statement, the list is made up of five goalkeepers, nine defenders, 13 midfielders and 13 forwards.
The players will stay at the Serob Legacy Hotel in the Wuye area of the Nation’s capital.
The seven-time African champions triumphed at the WAFU B U-20 Championship, held in Niger Republic in May and thus qualified to represent the zone at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations to be staged in Egypt from February 18 to March 12.
All four semi-finalists at the U-20 AFCON will fly Africa’s flag at next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup finals holding in Indonesia.