ABIA WARRIORS DEFENDER CHIMEZIE MAKES THE FINAL FLYING EAGLES LIST FOR WAFU TOURNAMENT

Nigeria’s Under 20 Head Coach Ladan Bosso has selected Abia Warriors Defender Chimezie Njoku and 27 others for the WAFU B tournament.

The defender was part of the 46 players called to camp last week by Coach Ladan Bosso.

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The team of 28 players will compete against Ghana’s Black Satellites and the Young Etalons of Burkina Faso in Group B.

Hosts Niger Republic, Benin Republic, Togo and Cote d’Ivoire will battle in Group A.

The Flying Eagles will confront familiar foes Ghana in their first match of the competition on Sunday, 8th May, before they take on Burkina Faso three days later. Both matches hold at the General Seyni Kountche Stadium in Niamey.

Two teams will sail into the semi finals from each group, with the two finalists qualifying to represent the WAFU B zone at the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Egypt will host the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations while Indonesia will host the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup finals.

All four semi finalists from the tournament in Egypt will qualify to represent Africa in Indonesia.

Source: Tobi Adepoju

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