Following the confirmation of coach Paul Aigbogun as the head coach of the Nigeria national Under-20 team popularly referred to as Flying Eagles, Owngoalnigeria.com suggest players who could be useful to the team.
Aigbogun was officially announced as the U-20 coach by the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) alongside his assistants in Abdullahi Maikaba, Abubakar Bala, Hassan Abdallah and Suleiman Shuaibu who will act as goalkeeper trainer.
The coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side Enyimba FC of Aba has his work cut out as he will be required to help reclaim Nigeria’s lost glory following the failure of the Emmanuel Amuneke lead Eaglet to progress to the tournament last time out.
Maduka Okoye – Fortuna Dusseldorf ( Germany)
Adeleye Adebayo – ( 2016 U-17 Goalkeeper)
Akpan Udoh – Bnei Sakhnin ( Israel)
Lukman Zakari ( Unattached)
Ibrahim Usman ( Seattle Sounders)
Muhammed Saleh ( Toronto FC)
Igho Ogbu ( Rosenborg)
Akeem Balogun ( Rivers United)
Ikouwem Udoh ( Enyimba)
Abduljabbar Sani ( 2016 U-17 Captain )
Kingsley Michael ( Bologna, Italy)
Charles Okafor ( Torino, Italy)
Umeh Chigozie ( Sparta Prague, Czech Republic)
Alhassan Ibrahim ( Kano Pillars)
Charles Ezeh ( Lillestroem , Norway)
Chidera Ejike ( Lillestroem, Norway)
Samuel Chukwueze ( Villarreal)
Ibrahim Suleiman ( Sparta Prague, Czech Republic)
Emmanuel Kuku ( FC Porto, Portugal)
Isah Musa ( FC Porto, Portugal)
Steven Alfred ( Kwara United)