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EXCLUSIVE: AMUNEKE SET TO LEAVE OUT OSIMHEN,NWAKALI AND CHUKWUEZE FROM U-20 TEAM

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Recently appointed head coach of the Nigeria U-20 won’t call up the prestigious trio of Victor Osimhen,Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze when he announce his first set of call up to the U-20 next week.

The Flying Eagles coach from scoop gathered by owngoalnigeria.com will leave out the trio to help them focus on their club careers after their recent transfers but might subsequently call them up in the future.

We gathered he will instead call up players from his last all conquering U-17 side who are still clubless to help keep them in shape before qualifiers for the next Africa youth championship begins later in the year.

Captain of Nigeria U-17 team to the last World Cup Nwakali has already penned a 5 year deal with Arsenal while Chukwueze is expected to do same in the coming days.

Team’s topscorer Osimhen is presently in Germany although not eligible to play for his new side Wolfsburg he has been training with their B team but trains twice in a week with the main team of the Bundesliga side.