Six Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Tottenham Hotspur UYL Squad

Published: September 08, 2017
Six Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Tottenham Hotspur UYL Squad Tottenham Hotspur have announced their squad list for the group stage of the UEFA Youth League, and six players of Nigerian descent have been selected by manager John McDermott.

Goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi, defenders Timothy Eyoma and Jubril Okedina, midfielders Chukwunonso Madueke and Moroyin Omolabi, and the versatile striker Keanan Bennetts have been included in Spurs 40-player roster.

Oluwayemi, Okedina, Madueke and Omolabi are in line to debut for the London club in the prestigious youth competition, while England youth internationals Eyoma and Bennetts have five appearances to their names .

Spurs have been drawn with Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid and APOEL in Group H and will play their home games at Tottenham Training Centre in Enfield, North London.

Last season, Spurs failed to qualify for the knockout rounds of the UEFA Youth League after finishing fourth in their group.

Tottenham Hotspur Squad

Goalkeepers : Joshua Oluwayemi, Charlie Freeman, Jonathan De Bie, Brandon Austin

Defenders : Jaden Brown, Timothy Eyoma, Jonathan Dinzeyi, Brooklyn Lyons-Foster, Matthew Lock, Tariq Hinds, Jubril Okedina, Maximus Tainio ,Maxwell Statham, Luis Binks, Japhet Tanganga

Midfielders : Oliver Skipp, Armando Shashoua, Samuel Shashoua, Jack Roles, Chukwunonso Madueke, Harvey White, Dilan Markanday, Moroyin Omolabi, Oakley-Boothe Tashan Oakley-Boothe, George Marsh, Edmond-Paris Maghoma, Thorpe Elliot Thorpe, Jamie Reynolds, Marcus Edwards, Dylan Duncan, Jamie Bowden

Strikers : Keanan Bennetts, Rayan Clarke, Phoenix Patterson, Reo Griffiths, Jeremie Mukendi, Maurizio Pochettino, Rodel Richards, Kazaiah Sterling, Nicholas Tsaroulla

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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