Several players from some of the country’s top academies are expected to be spectacular when they make their first official debuts for the Flying Eagles at the U20 WAFU Cup in Togo.
Agile and young talents abound in the different academies as against the league clubs, who continue to always rely more on experienced players.
Here is the list of players that will all debut in Togo
(Clique Sports Academy)
(Prince Kazim Academy)
(Emmanuel Amuneke Academy)
Footballlive.ng gathered that Eletu has proved his class as an intelligent midfielder after a brief stint in the lower leagues in Germany.
The excitement and youthfulness of these academy stars will be added to the experience of players from the NPFL like captain Ikouwem Udoh, Wasiu Alalade, Ernest Governor (Enyimba), Abubakar Ibrahim Babawo (Plateau United) and Aniekeme Okon, Adeshina Gata (Akwa United) for the Flying Eagles to deliver in Togo.
In the absence of first-choice goalkeeper Diran Ogundare, who has transferred to Argentina, Olawale Oremade from non-league Oasis FC of Lagos will be expected to man the goal for the Nigeria U20s in Lome.