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Flying Eagles’ Coach, Paul Aigbogun is set to name his final squad for the Africa U-20 cup of nations.
According to thenff.com, Aigbogun will release the list of his final squad early next week.
The seven–time African champions, who were runners-up at the West Africa Football Union, WAFU U20 Cup Championship Togo in December, have been in a training Camp in Abuja for more than two weeks.
Nigeria is grouped against hosts, Niger Republic, South Africa and Burundi in Group A of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations to hold from February 2 to 17, 2019.
According to thenff.com, the Nigeria squad will arrive in Niamey on January 27, with the team to stay at the Hotel Royal in the Nigerien capital.Senegal, which defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the final to win the WAFU U20 Cup, will battle fellow West Africans Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso in Group B in the Nigerien city of Maradi.
To qualify for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations, the Flying Eagles edged Guinea Bissau on aggregate, before blasting past Mauritania in the final qualifying fixture.