Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has named his 21-man squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. The squad consists of three goalkeepers, four defenders, eight midfielders and six forwards. Amuneke, a former Super Eagles of Nigeria and Barcelona star, was the African Footballer of the year in 1994. Nigeria would be hoping to defend the world title it won two years ago at the United Arab Emirates and will meet Chile, USA and Croatia in Group A.
GOALKEEPERS: Akpan Udoh, Amos Benjamin, Chisom Chiaha
DEFENDERS: Tobechukwu Ibe, Lukman Zakari, Ejike Ikwu, John Lazarus
MIDFIELDERS: David Enogela, Kingsley Michael, Samuel Chukwueze, Edidiong Essien, Chukwudi Agor, Joel Osikel, Kelechi Nwakali, Chinedu Madueke
FORWARD: Funsho Bamgboye, Victor Osimhen, Sunday Alimi, Udochukwu Anumudu, Orji Okwonkwo, Osinachi Ebere