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Flying Eagles converge for AYC



Nigeria’s under 20 football team, the Flying Eagles will begin preparations for the 2013 African Youth Championship (AYC) when they open training camp in Abuja on Sunday.< /p>

Head coach, John Obuh has called up 20 players, as the side commences preparations for the AYC

The invited players have been directed to report to the team’s training camp in Abuja on Saturday.< /p>

“We always want to do the country proud. We know what Nigerians want and that is the trophy in Algeria. We will strive to do our best in the championships,” Obuh told supersport.comon Thursday.

The Flying Eagles are the defending champions and are drawn in Group B along with debutants Gabon, Mali and DR Congo.

The team will subsequently set up a training camp in Tunisia at least three weeks prior to the championship which kicks off on March 16 in Algeria.

The call-ups

Goalkeepers: Samuel Okani, Jonah Usman, Jacob Abobo

Defenders: Ikechukwu Okorie, Chizoba Amaefule, Shehu Abdullahi, Kenneth Omeruo, Aliyu Mohammed Goyi, Abubakar Hassan

Midfielders: Moses Orkuma, Abduljaleel Ajagun, Ovboka Agboyi, Uche Agbo, Chidi Osuchukwu

Strikers: Alhaji Gero, Yahaya Adamu, Bright Ejike, Umar Aminu, Harrison Egbune, Sikiru Alimi



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