FIFA U-17 WC: Manu Garba announces final 21-man squad

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The coach of the Nigeria national U-17 team Manu Garba has released a 21-man final squad list for the upcoming 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

The final roster published on FIFA’s official website includes three goalkeepers, five defenders, eight midfielders and five forwards.

The quartet of Fawaz Abdullahi, Ogaga Oduko, Mayowa Abayomi and Shedrack Tanko, who were part of the 2019 U-17 AFCON in Tanzania, have been dropped from the final squad.

The Golden Eaglets will play Hungary, Ecuador and Australia in Group B of the biennial competition which runs from October 26 to November 17.


Goalkeepers: Sunday Stephen, Joseph Oluwabusola, Daniel Jinadu

Defenders: Usman Ibrahim, Clement Ikenna, Charles Etim, Quadri Edun, Oluwatimilehen Adeniyi

Midfielders: Samson Tijani (Captain), Francis Daniel, Akinkunmi Amoo, Peter Agba, Ibraheem Jabaar, Monsuru Opeyemi, Ojederan Hamzat, Sa’id Ibrahim

Forwards: Wisdom Ubani, Olakunle Olusegun, Devine Nwachukwu, Olawale Peter, Abba Bichi

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