U-17 WAFU Cup: 80 Players to Resume Camp in Abuja

Tosin Omojola ( newspot )

The Nigeria U-17 team the Golden Eaglets will resume camp on Wednesday in Abuja ahead of the WAFU tournament to take place in Mauritania.

Nigeria is drawn in Group B alongside Ghana and Ivory Coast.

According to a information, the camp will open with 80 invited playeer

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However, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Nigeria has been unable to prepare for the tournament.

This has however urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to cancel the usual open screening for selecting players for the U-17 squad and enable the coaches to focus on the selected players.

The tournament which is billed to start from 5-12 December will have the top-two teams in these zonal qualifiers advance to the tournament African U-17 tournament in Morocco next year.

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