Paul Aigbogun Head coach of the Flying Eagles, named the Final list of Nigeria Squad for the U20 World cup 2019 of 21 Players.
Ikouwem Utin is leading the Nigeria U20 Team in the Fifa U20 world cup at Poland. Also making the final cut are goalkeeper Olawale Oremade, midfielder Kingsley Michael and forward Henry Offia.
Flying Eagles also included the Defender Valentine Ozornwafor in the line up.
Before moves to U20 Football World cup at Poland, Nigeria side will be played a pre world cup friendly match against Red bull Leipzig in Germnay on Friday.
If we look at the past history and performance in the Fifa u20 world cup of Nigeria then Flying Eagles are the seven time champions of African continent and also finished the Fifa world cup runners up two occasion in 1989 and 1995.
Nigeria’s recently appearance at the FIFA U20 World Cup was in New Zealand four years ago, where Coach Manu Garba’s wards were eliminated in the Round of 16 by Germany in Christchurch game.
In the 2019 Fifa U-20 World cup, Nigeria side is drawn in the Group D so in the group stage team to face Qatar, Ukraine and United States. As per Fixtures Nigeria starting the Poland world cup campaign on 24 May when they face to qatar at Stadion Miejski w Tychach, Tychy
Nigeria Squad for 2019 Fifa U-20 World cup
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)