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Nigeria national under-20 football team

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Nigeria U-20
Nickname(s) Flying Eagles
Association Nigeria Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Nigeria Emmanuel Amunike
Home stadium Abuja Stadium
FIFA code NGA
First colours
Second colours

Nigeria U-20 men's national soccer team, also known as Nigeria Under-20s or nicknamed Flying Eagles, is the youth team for national soccer in Nigeria. It plays a large role in the development of Nigerian soccer, and is considered to be the feeder team for the Nigeria men's national soccer team and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation.

Former coaches[edit]

Achievements[edit]

1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2005, 2011, 2015

Staff[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were named to the squad for the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualification [1] Caps as of 10 July 2016

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Akpan David Udoh (1999-07-18) 18 July 1999 (age 17) 4 0 Nigeria Remo Academy
2DF Lazarus John (1998-06-06) 6 June 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Nigeria Fosla Academy
2DF Tobechukwu Ibe (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Nigeria Siaone Academy
2DF Mohammed Anas (1998-06-19) 19 June 1998 (age 18) Nigeria
2DF Zakari Lukman Hilaru (1998-12-23) 23 December 1998 (age 17) 4 0 Nigeria Unity Academy
3MF Kingsley Michael (1999-08-26) 26 August 1999 (age 17) 3 0 Nigeria Abuja F.C.
3MF Samuel Chukwueze (1999-05-22) 22 May 1999 (age 17) 4 2 Nigeria Diamond Academy
4FW Victor Osimhen (1998-12-29) 29 December 1998 (age 17) 4 2 Germany Vfl Wolfsburg
3MF Gavi Thompson (2000-02-02) 2 February 2000 (age 16) 3 0 Nigeria
3MF Kehinde Ayinde (1998-04-02) 2 April 1998 (age 18) Nigeria
3MF Kelechi Nwakali (1998-06-05) 5 June 1998 (age 18) 4 1 England Arsenal F.C.
3MF Chinedu Madueke (1998-08-05) 5 August 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Nigeria Virgin Kids FC
3MF Chukwudi Agor (1998-11-26) 26 November 1998 (age 17) 4 1 Nigeria ASJ Academy
2DF Ejike Ikwu (1999-02-15) 15 February 1999 (age 17) 4 0 Nigeria Starplus FC
4FW Udochukwu Anumudu (1998-10-09) 9 October 1998 (age 17) 4 0 Nigeria Enyi Academy
Douglas Uzama (1998-12-07) 7 December 1998 (age 17) Nigeria
4FW Orji Okwonkwo (1998-01-19) 19 January 1998 (age 18) 4 1 Nigeria Abuja F.C.
4FW Funsho Bamgboye (1999-01-09) 9 January 1999 (age 17) 1 1 Nigeria
1GK Chisom Chiaha (1998-02-02) 2 February 1998 (age 18) Nigeria Apapa Golden Stars

Older Squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thenff.com/2016/05/amuneke-picks-nwakali-osimhen-16-others-for-burundi/