Flying Eagles’ head coach, Ladan Bosso, has invited 35 players to camp for the second phase of the team’s camping exercise ahead of the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations, Abbeylivenetwork.com understand.
All the invited players are expected to hit Abuja on Monday.
Goalkeeper Nathaniel Nwosu, Daniel Daga and Promise Bernard are among the notable players called up by Bosso.
There are also goalkeeper Chijioke Anigboso, defenders Benjamin Frederick, Nathaniel Tambe and Hassan Shaibu, midfielders Ibrahim Yahaya and Muhammad Aminu, and forwards Adams Olalekan and Ayuba Francis.
The Flying Eagles are expected to travel to either Spain or Morocco for the final phase of their camping exercise at the end of this month.
The seven-time champions are drawn in Group A with hosts Egypt, Mozambique and Senegal.
Bosso’s side will confront Senegal in their first game of the competition on February 19 at the Cairo International Stadium.
They will take on Egypt in their second group game three days later before rounding up their group stage campaign against Mozambique on February 25.
The competition will run from February 19 to March 11.
Nathaniel Nwosu (Water FC); Chijioke Anigboso (Giant Brillars); Saheed Akanbi (Adoration FC); John Otunbulon (Mavloon FC)
Benjamin Frederick (Nasarawa FC); Adedoyin Odole (36 Lions); Daniel Bamaiyi (YumYum FC); Femi Abubakar (Madiba FC); Nathaniel Tambe (Box2Box FC); Solomon Agbalaka (Broad City); Aminu Yusuf (Lobi Stars); Hassan Shaibu (Smart City); Augustine Njoku (Abia Warriors)
Daniel Daga (Dakkada FC); Ogbelu Onoche (Nasarawa United); Frederick Godwin (City FC); Jonathan Nicholas (Simoiben FC); Muhammad Aminu (Mailantarki FC); Shatima Umar; Abdulrahman Adam (Mahaniam FC); Caleb Ochedikwu (Mavloon FC); Ibrahim Yahaya (Mailatarki FC); Bilyaminu Musa (Mailafia FC); Musa Usman (Mailatarki (FC)
Jude Sunday (Realsaphier FC); Ifesinachi Obiakwu (36 Lions); Adams Olalekan (Remo Stars); Emma Ochegbu (Plateau United); Haliru Sarki (Maikunkele FC); Christogonus Ibe (Chukwuebuka FC); Faruk Salami (Ikorodu City); Segun Otusanoya; Ayuba Francis (Nasarawa United); Promise Bernard (FAME FC); Shatima Abani (Plateau United)