Lagos - Flying Eagles coach Emmanuel Amuneke has selected
striker Victor Osimhen as well as Kelechi Nwakali among 18 players for this weekend’s
2017 CAF U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Burundi in Bujumbura,
Amuneke also called up goalkeeper Akpan Udoh, defenders
Ejike Ikwu, John Lazarus and Udochukwu Anumudu, midfielders Orji Okonkwo and
Kingsley Michael and forwards Chukwudi Agor and Chinedu Madueke.
News24 can report
that the Flying Eagles have won as many friendlies ahead of the game.
Both countries clash in a second round, first leg qualifying
tie at the Prince Louis Stadium in Bujumbura on Saturday, starting from 3pm
Burundi time (1pm Nigeria time).
Also read: Osimhen hits Flying Eagles camp for Burundi
The winner of this fixture will confront Sudan in the final
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