Flying Eagles Name 30 for Final AYC Qualifier

Coach Manu Garba has named a 30-man squad for a training camp ahead of Nigeria U-20 men’s team final 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) qualifier against Lesotho.

Dele Alampasu, Kelechi Iheanacho and Chidiebere Nwakali are familiar names from the victorious Golden Eaglets squad, who won a record 4th Fifa U-17 World Cup last year, included in the squad.

The trio alongside 27 others took part in a two-week rigorous screening exercise at the Fifa Goal Project in Abuja.

Flying Eagles Host Lesotho on August 16.
Flying Eagles Host Lesotho on August 16.

The Flying Eagles will host Lesotho on August 16 before traveling to Maseru for the return leg a fortnight later. The overall winners of the two-legged fixture advance into the group stages of the 2015 AYC billed for Senegal.

The Full Squad

Goalkeepers

Joshua Enaholo (MFM Lagos), Adamu Abubakar (Flash Gombe), Olorun Leke (Giwa FC), Dele Alampasu

Defenders

Musa Muhammed (Besiktas Turkey), Ifeanyi Nweke (Riverlane Youth Club Enugu), Mustapha Abdullahi (Spotlight Katsina), Zaharadden Bello (Dabo Babes Kano), Prince Izu Omego, Adebayor Ademuluwa, Wilfred Ndidi

Midfielders

Olulayo Seun (Sunshine Stars), Chidiebere Nwakali (Manchester City England), Wasiu Jimoh (Kwara Academy), Musa Yahaya (Tottenham Hotspur England), Bernard Bulbwa, Ifeanyi Matthew (El Kanemi Warriors), Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, Chisom Eze, Akinjide Idowu, Abdullahi Alfa

Strikers

Taiwo Awoniyi (Kalmar Sweden), Sulaiman Abdullahi(El Kanemi Warriors), Segun Alebiosu (Kwara United), Adeniji Tunde, Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City England), Obinna Nwobodo (Enugu Rangers), Isaac Success (Granada, Spain), Abubakar Lawal (Sokoto United), Alhassan Ibrahim (FC Hearts)

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