Aigbogun to release final Flying Eagles’ list next week
Flying Eagles’ Head Coach, Paul Aigbogun will name his final squad for this year’s Africa U-20 Cup of Nations early next week, reports thenff.com.
The seven–time African champions, who finished as runners-up at the WAFU U20 Cup Championship in Lome, Togo in December, have been in a training camp at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for more than two weeks.
Nigeria will play 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.
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