Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 18-man under-20 squad against Burundi on Saturday in Bujumbura.
The squad is heading to Bujumbura for this weekend’s 2017 CAF under-20 cup of nations second qualifying round fixture first leg match.
According to the list released by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja, Kenneth Nwakali, player of the tournament at the 2015 event in Chile, is heading the stars list joined by tournament best scorer, Victor Osimhen and bronze boot winner, Samuel Chukwueze.
There are also goalkeeper Akpan Udoh, defenders Ejike Ikwu, John Lazarus and Udochukwu Anumudu, midfielders Orji Okonkwo and Kingsley Michael and forwards Chukwudi Agor and Chinedu Madueke.
Meanwhile, team secretary Aliyu Ibrahim has disclosed that the Nigerian delegation will fly out of Abuja aboard an Ethiopian airline flight on Wednesday