2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria Announces 21-Man List

2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria Announces 21-Man List


The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the Flying Eagles 21-man roster for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup.

Bournemouth starlet, Nnamdi Ofoborh and Manchester City wonderkid, Tom Dele-Bashiru have made the cut.

The two midfielders will become provisionally cap-tied to Nigeria, if they get playing time during the tournament in Poland.

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’s 21-Man Roster

Goalkeepers: Detan Ogundare, Olawale Oremade, Jonathan Zaccala

Defenders: Valentine Ozornwafor, Aliu Salawudeen, Ikoumen Utin, Muhammed Rabiu, Igho Ogbu, Jamil Mohammed

Midfielders: Nnamdi Ofoborh, Peter Eletu, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Kingsley Michael, Effiom Maxwell, Aniekeme Okon, Collins Sor

Attackers: Jerome Akor Adams, Tijani Muhammed, Henry Offia, Chinonso Emeka, Success Makanjuola.

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