Friday, 2 October 2015

Amunike unveils Eaglets’ pre-World Cup squad

Golden Eaglets’ coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has named a provisional squad of 25 players for a pre-U-17 World Cup training camp in Argentina.

The squad led by skipper Kelechi Nwakali departed Abuja for Buenos Aires on Thursday, reports.

The reigning world champions will meet the Argentina U-17 team as well as the U-20 team of either Boca Juniors or Racing Club while in the South American nation.

Four players will be dropped before the team head off to Chile.
Nigeria plays in Group A along with tournament hosts Chile, USA and Croatia.

The squad:
Goalkeepers: Udoh Akpan, Benjamin Amos, Chiaha Chisom, Yunusa Abdullahi,
Defenders: John Lazarus, Halilu Lukman, Tochukwu Okoli, Ibe Tobechukwu, Ejike Ikwu, Samuel Opeh, Michael Edidiong Ndochukwu Anumudu
Midfielders: Kelechi Nwakali, Kingsley Michael, Taiwo Alimi, Joel Osikel, Agor Chukwudi, Chinedu Madueke
Strikers: Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Ebere Osinachi, Orji Okonkwo, Gavi Thompson, Funsho Bamgboye, David Enogela


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