Golden Eaglets’ U-17 gaffer, Manu Garba has listed 21 players to fly Nigeria’s flag at the 15th FIFA U-17 World Cup finals taking place in the United Arab Emirates between October 17th and November 8th, 2013
Captain Mohammed Musa, 2013 U17 African Championship topscorer, Isaac Success and playmaker Idowu Akinjide lead the pack of the youngsters who will be aiming to make Nigeria the first country to lift the trophy for a fourth time.
Nigeria were grouped alongside reigning world cadet champions Mexico, Sweden and Iraq in Group F of the tournament.
Eaglets’ first game will be against the Mexicans coming up in Al Ain City on 19th October.
The certified fighters:
Sunday Alampasu, Bello Zaraddeen, Japhet Raymond, Musa Yahaya, Chidera Ezeh, Isaac Success, Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alfa Abdullahi, Chigozie Obasi, Abubakar Abdulazeez, Baba Salihu, Godwin Saviour, Habeeb Makanjuola, Okon Denis, Uzoha Odinaka, Mohammed Musa, Chidiebere Nwakali, Abubakar Aliu, Idowu Akinjide, Godwin Samuel.