Head Coach Isa Ladan Bosso has picked his 20 -man squad that will contest for the WAFU B Cup of Nations taking place in Porto Novo, Benin Republic next month.
The competition scheduled for 5th – 20th of December, will also serve as the qualifying tournament for the 2021 Under 20 Africa Cup of Nations that will be hosted by Mauritania.
The team is made up of players from former national youth sides fused with discoveries from the grassroots.
Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Chibueze Lambert leads the group that includes the trio of Wisdom Ubani, Charles Etim and Peter Olawale who played for the Golden Eaglets at the last FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Plateau United’s duo of Mike Zaruma and Nenrot Silas also made the cut while Kwara United’s Christopher Nwaeze, Isaiah Ejeh and Farayola Olawale are also in the mix. Nigeria’s opening match at the tournament is on the 6th of December at the Stade de Galles in Porto Novo, Benin Republic.