Abuja - Golden Eaglets captain, Kelechi Nwakali who led Nigeria
to defend the FIFA U17 World Cup trophy in Chile 2015 and the tournament's top
scorer Victor Osimhen have been mentioned in interest shown by English Premier
Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Liverpool have all shown
strong interest to have these youngsters at their respective clubs.
According to the Mail, Tottenham have asked for Victor
Osimhen who has so far scored 51 goals in 78 matches for the Golden Eaglets in
all competitions and friendlies he has played in.
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Osimhen scored in all the matches at the World Cup where
he notched ten goals and set a new record. Both Ivory Coast Souleymane
Coulibaly and France Florent Sinama Pongolle set the tournament's previous
record of nine goals in 2001 and 2011.
Kelechi Nwakali who won the golden ball award for the
best player of the tournament churn out some impressive
displays scoring three goals and setting up another three on the way to
lifting the trophy.
Kelechi Nwakali may follow the step of Manchester City
forward, Kelechi Iheanacho who won the best player at the 2013 FIFA World Cup
held in UAE and went on to pull massive interest from a list of top clubs
before he decided to join Manchester City.
Nigeria has now won the FIFA U17 World Cup a record five times but the Super
Eagles have struggled to perform at the senior men's World Cup.