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Iheanacho, Alampasu make Flying Eagles squad

26 March 2014, 17:10Israel Ojoko

Abuja - Kelechi Iheanacho and Sunday Alampasu have been named in a 35-man provisional squad expected to reconvene on Sunday ahead of a 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier.

Iheanacho is on the books of Manchester City, while goalkeeper Alampasu is undergoing trials in Belgium.

Also named is Isaac Success who has just recently teamed up with Granada CF in Spain.

Several other overseas-based players including Musa Muhammed (Besiktas,Turkey), Chidiebere Nwakali (Manchester City, England), Chidera Eze (FC Porto, Portugal), and Musa Yahaya (Celta Vigo, Spain), are also picked.

The squad is made up of the bulk of the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup-winning squad. 

 The full squad

Goalkeepers: Sunday Alampasu, Adamu Abubakar, Abdulazeez Abubakar, Zaharadden Mohammed

Defenders: Samuel Okon, Aliyu Abubakar, Wilfred Ndidi, Prince Izu Omego, Timothy Danladi,Ifeanyi Nweke, Mazadu Sirajo, Mustapha Abdullahi, Musa Muhammed, Zaharaddeen Bello

Midfielders: Abdullahi Alfa, Akinjide Idowu,Ifeanyi Matthew, Mathias Samuel, Fedelix Irene, Uche Okeke, Chidiebere Nwakali

Strikers: Taiwo Awoniyi, Alhassan Ibrahim, Bernard Bulbwa,Suleiman Abdullahi, Billy Auta, Abubakar Lawal, Wasiu Jimoh, Anthony Omaka,Umar Ahmed, Kelechi Iheanacho, Isaac Success, Musa Yahaya, Chidera Eze, Victory Omodiagbe.

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