10 January 2013

Nigeria: Flying Eagles Invite 19 New Players

Nigeria U20 national team, the Flying Eagles, have called up 19 new players ahead of this year's African Youth Championship in Algeria.

The players are drawn from the Nigeria Premier League and Nigeria National League (NNL).

The Media Officer of the team, Samm Audu said they were to report at the team's training camp at Serob Legacy Hotel in Abuja not later than Sunday.

"They are to bring along their international passports as well as training kits."

The defending African champions opened training camp on Sunday with 12 players, while four other players have been excused to feature at the Super 4 going on in Kano.

The new invitees

Chukwu Okoro Mgbe

Felix Nwosu (Enyimba)

Oluwaseun Taro (Enugu Rangers), Christian Pyagbara Favour Oke (Sharks) Ali Chiwendu (Dolphin) Abuba Aliyu Ibrahim (Nasarawa United) Ibrahim Shuaibu Ahmed (Giwa) Joshua Odoh Moses Odoh (Kaduna United) Chibuzor Anyanwu David (FC Abuja), Obasi Okoro Amakaulo C.Tochukwu (Abia Warriors), Ifeanyi George (Shuttle Sports Inter), Lekan Yusuf (Ajoba Oni FC), Abdulrazaq Sani (Sokoto United), Alaba Johnson (Wikki Tourist)

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