Golden Eaglets

Eaglets Storm Argentina With 25 Players

By Sab Osuji:

FIFA U-17 World Cup title holders, Nigeria, will set up a pre World Cup training camp in Argentina ahead the 2015 edition of the championship slated to hold in Chile from October 17 to 8 November 2015, completesportsnigeria.com can report.

The team is slated to depart Nigeria tonight, October 1, aboard Emirates Airline.

Completesportsnigeria.com checks in the four time world champions’ camp at Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuse, Abuja reveal that 25 players will make the trip.

It is understood that after the two week training camp, the squad will be pruned down to FIFA required number.

The Golden Eaglets, winners in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013, are logged in Group A along with host country, Chile, Croatia and USA.

Two teams will qualify from each of the six groups, as well as four best losers for the second round regarded as the knock-out stages.

Former FC Barcelona of Spain, Emmanuel Amuneke, is the head coach of the team assisted by Emeka Amadi as goalkeeper trainer.

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