Half of Players that qualified Nigeria for U-20 world cup will miss the WAFU cup in Togo


About 20 players have been officially drop from the U 20 WAFU squad who are supposed to head to Togo.

it was gathered that the  changes  in the Flying Eagles squad for the forthcoming U20 WAFU Cup in Togo is less than half the team who qualified the country to next year’s AFCON are on  the next trip to WAFU Cup tournament.
Age rule has knocked out most players who qualified the team to the U20 AFCON in Niger as well as some new hopefuls mainly from the U17s.
Also some of the players have moved overseas an official informed Our source.
Only seven players of the  squad who played during  AFCON qualifiers will be going to Togo.
In the goal keeping department, all three previous goalkeepers did not make it, which means there will be three new goalkeepers in Togo.”
 Players from the old squad:
Skipper Ikouwem Udoh
 Wasiu Alalade,
Valentine Ozornwafor,
 Abubakar Ibrahim
Maxwell Effiom
 Adesina Gata
The top two goalkeepers during the U20 AFCON qualifiers, Detan Ogundare and Akpan Akpan,are not available as they are currently playing in Argentina, while Kano Pillars pair of Nazifi Yahaya and Alhassan Ibrahim are with Danish club Brondby.
The Nigeria U20s are drawn against rivals Ghana, Benin and Niger in Group B of the sub-regional tournament, which gets underway next weekend
The team are due to depart Nigeria for Lome on Tuesday


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