Flying Eagles Starting Line Up Against Guinea Bissau Revealed – Akor Benched, Eneji Starts


The line up of the Nigeria U20 team for today’s game against Guinea Bissau in the African Youth Championship Qualifiers has been released by coach of the team Paul Aigbogun .


Israel based shot stopper Akpan Udoh won the battle to be in goal ahead of Daetan Ogundare, with Mike Zaruma, Olisema Ekene, Ozornwafor Valentine and captain of the team Ikouwem Udoh completing the back four.

As expected Peter Eneji will lead the attack of the team which also has Adamu Alhassan, Wasiu Alalade and Ibrahim Babawo Abubaker with support from Adamu Hassan and Idris Muhammed Guda in the midfield.

Top striker Jerome Akor drops to the bench, alongside Effiom Maxwell and Adeshina Gata whjo were all on target in their last friendly game before the team departed for Guinea-Bissau.

Full line up:

1. Udoh Akpan ( GK)

2. Samuel Mike Zaruma

3. Utin Ikouwem Udoh

4. Muhammed Jamil

5. Olisema Ekene Nero

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6. Ozornwafor Valentine

7. Idris Muhammed Guda

10. Adamu Alhassan

11. Wasiu Alalade

17. Abubakar Ibrahim

20. Moses Peter Eneji


16. Ogundare Detan Barnabas
‎12. Abubakar Abdullahi Ali
13. Ogberahwe Solomon Onome
14. Adeshina Gata
9. Jerome Akor
18. Effiom Maxwell
8. Okon Asuquo

Ade Emmanuel