After series of postponement the Nigeria U17 team have finally gotten a date for players of the team to arrive camp for training , Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.
As confirmed by this portal two months ago in an interview with the coach of the team Manu Garba, the coach has shelved the idea of open trial as a means of selecting players.
The coach has instead gone round the country with other members of his technical crew and spotted players eligible for the team, and they are the players he will have in his camp.
They are expected to resume camping in Abuja on Sunday ahead of the start of training on Monday with the coach keen to hit the ground running as the new qualifying format requires early preparations.
As opposed to last time, a mini tournament among the various CAF regions will be staged with the regional champions securing passage to the African Youth Championship, which will serve as the final stage of qualifiers for the World Youth Championship.