Nigeria Golden Eaglets To Begin Training On May 8

Nigeria’s Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will open training camp in Abuja on May 8 with 40 invited players. The reigning world champions will begin … Continue reading Nigeria Golden Eaglets To Begin Training On May 8


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EagletsNigeria’s Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will open training camp in Abuja on May 8 with 40 invited players.

The reigning world champions will begin the qualifying tournament for the African U-17 Championship that will hold in August.

Coach Manu Garba will take charge of the team after Emmanuel Amuneke was promoted with his team to the U-20 side.

Manu will also conduct open screening at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja.

Officials have confirmed that players born after January 1, 2000, are eligible for the screening.

Nigeria won the FIFA U-17 World Cup a record fifth time at the last edition held in Chile in 2015.