Watford Teen Star Bennets, Aremu, Gero, Usman, Eneji Headline Foreign Pros In Nigeria Squad For U20 AFCON


A total of seven players plying their trade abroad have been included in the list of players called up to the U20 team of Nigeria ahead of the start of preparations for the Africa U20 Cup of Nations.


Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively report that Watford teen forward Jayden Bennet made the list after pledging his allegiance to Nigeria, with AS Trencin Peter Eneji getting a recall to the team four months after his move to Slovakia.

As reported by this portal earlier, Seattle Sounders left back Ibrahim Usman made the team which also has Afeez Aremu of Norwegian side IK Start who played in their final qualifiers against Mauritania.

Ahmad Gero, the younger brother to former Flying Eagles striker Alhaji Gero who plys his trade in Sweden for Jonkoping Sodra ‎where he played 17 matches and scored once for the second division side. Rosenborg defender Igho Ogbu was also included in the list.

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Pascal Durugbor of third division Swedish side Vaxjo United who are in line for promotion to the second division was also listed in the list which will be released later today.