–For African Youth Championship camping
Coach of Nigeria’s U-20 team, the Flying Eagles,Manu Garba has called up nine foreign-based professionals and 21 other players based locally for a training camp in Kaduna from Saturday.
This followed a screening exercise earlier this month also in Kaduna.
The pros include Granada CF striker Isaac Success, Taiwo Awoniyi from Kalmar of Sweden as well as Manchester City pair of Kelechi Iheanacho and Chidiebere Nwakali.
The Flying Eagles have been drawn in a tough Group A of the 2015 African Youth Championship along with hosts Senegal, Congo and Cote d’Ivoire.
They open their AYC campaign on March 8 against Senegal in Dakar.
They then battle Congo On March 11, before their final group game against Cote d’Ivoire on March 14 in M’bour, which is 80 kilometres south of Dakar.
The players are goalkeepers Joshua Enaholo, Dele Alampasu, Olorunleke Ojo, Adamu Abubakar
Defenders: Kingsley Madu, Musa Muhammed, Mustapha Abdullahi, Wilfred Ndidi, Zaharadeen Bello, Prince Izu Omego, and Ifeanyi Matthew. Others are Akinjide Idowu, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, Obinna Nwobodo, Kingsley Sokari, Abdullahi Alfa, Chidiebere Nwakali, Taiwo Awoniyi, Isaac Success, Kelechi Iheanacho, Usman Hassan, Alhassan Ibrahim, Sulaiman Abdullahi, Abubakar Lawal, Bernard Bulbwa, Chidera Eze, Billy Auta, Musa Yahaya, Moses Simon and Wasiu Jimoh.