Nigeria are aiming for a 6th name as they announce a last 21-man squad for the Fifa Beneath-17 Global Cup in Brazil later this month.
The Golden Eaglets, who didn’t protect their name in 2017, best certified for this 12 months’s match after completing fourth on the African championship in April.
Striker Knowledge Ubani who completed as 2d most sensible scorer with 3 objectives and two-goal hero Ibraheem Jabaar are each named at the checklist.
Any other 10 avid gamers that performed in Tanzania in April are left out from trainer Manu Garba’s squad.
“The entire groups coming to Brazil are right here to win it and now we have the similar ambition,” Garba, who led his nation to a fourth good fortune in 2013, mentioned.
“On account of our pedigree on this pageant the problem will probably be more difficult and my avid gamers are reasonably aware of what to do.”
Garba has became to 2 England-based goalkeepers, Joseph Oluwabusola of Bournemouth and West Ham United’s Daniel Jinadu, to offer quilt between the posts.
Nigeria are probably the most a success staff within the historical past of the development with 5 wins (in 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013 and 2015) and 3 runners-up medals.
The West Africans are in workforce B along Hungary, Ecuador and Australia and can face Hungary of their opening recreation on 26 October.
They are going to lock horns with Ecuador 3 days later sooner than they play their ultimate workforce fit in opposition to Australia on 1 November.
U-17 International locations Cup winners Cameroon, Angola and Senegal may even constitute Africa at Brazil 2019.
Goalkeepers: Sunday Stephen (Soccer Faculty Academy), Joseph Oluwabusola (Bournemouth, England), Daniel Jinadu (West Ham United, England)
Defenders: Usman Ibrahim (Large Brilliants FC), Quadri Edun (G12 FC), Charles Etim (Blessed Stars Academy), Ferdinard Ikenna (A&B FC)
Midfielders: Daniel Francis (FC Hearts), Monsuru Opeyemi (B. Angel FC), Ibrahim Mentioned (Dabo Babes Academy), Samson Tijani (Collings Edwin FC), Hamzat Ojediran (Jossy United FC), Peter Agba (Falala FC)
Forwards: Knowledge Ubani (Large Brilliants FC), Peter Olawale (Delta Warriors FC), Akinkunmi Amoo (Sidos FC), Oluwatimilehin Adeniyi (Carrying Desires FC), Olakunle Olusegun (ABS FC), Ibraheem Jabaar (Ijebu FC), Abba Bichi (Talentbase Recreation FC), Divine Nwachukwu (Riverline FC)