Nigeria Announce Their  Squad for FIFA U20 World Cup

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Nigeria have announced their squad for the 2019 Fifa U20 World Cup in Poland, with Manchester City’s Tom Dele-Bashiru and Bournemouth’s Nnamdi Ofoborh making the cut.The Flying Eagles will be making their 12th appearance on the global scene having finished fourth during the U20 Africa Cup of Nations staged in Niger.

The squad contains three goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders and five strikers. 

The Paul Aigbogun-led side have been drawn in Group D and will do battle with the United States, Ukraine and Qatar at the World Cup.

Nigeria 21-Man Roster 

Goalkeepers: Detan Ogundare (Kogi United); Olawale Oremade (Kwara United; Jonathan Zaccala (Triestina FC, Italy)

Defenders: Valentine Ozornwafor (Enyimba FC); Aliu Salawudeen (Amuneke Academy); Igoh Ogbu (Rosenborg BK, Norway); Ikouwem Utin (Enyimba FC); Muhammad Rabiu (Plateau United); Jamil Muhammad (Kano Pillars)

Midfielders: Nnamdi Ofoborh (AFC Bournemouth, England); Eletu Peter (Prince Kazeem FC); Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru (Manchester City, England); Kingsley Michael (AC Perugia, Italy); Effiom Maxwell (Enyimba FC); Aniekeme Okon (Akwa United); Collins Sor (Oasis FC)

Forwards: Jerome Adams (Sogndal IL, Norway); Tijani Muhammed (FC Banik Ostrava, Czech Republic); Henry Offia (IK Sirius Uppsala, Sweden); Chinonso Emeka (Club Brookhouse, England); Success Makanjuola (Water FC)

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