Confirmed Nigeria U17 World Cup Roster: West Ham's Jinadu, Bournemouth's Oluwabusola In, Arsenal's Ebiowei Out
Published: October 18, 2019
Confirmed Nigeria U17 World Cup Roster: West Ham's Jinadu, Bournemouth's Oluwabusola In, Arsenal's Ebiowei Out
Nigeria have finalized their 21-man roster for the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.

The squad contains three goalkeepers, five defenders, eight midfielders and five players classed as strikers.

Of the 25 players named to the provisional roster, Ogaga Oduko, Shedrack Tanko, Mayowa Abayomi, Fawaz Abdullahi and Arsenal midfielder Malcolm Ebiowei have been axed from the final squad.

Bournemouth goalkeeper Joseph Oluwabusola and West Ham's Daniel Jinadu are the two players on the books of Premier League clubs included in the squad list.

Five-time world champions Golden Eaglets will face Hungary, Ecuador and Australia in Group B of the 2019 World Cup.

Hungary are their first opponents at the Estádio Olímpico, Goiânia on October 26, then they face the South American team at the same venue three days later before finishing the group stage against Australia at Estádio Bezerrão, Brasília on November 1.

Nigeria 21-Man World Cup Roster

Goalkeepers (3) : Sunday Stephen, Joseph Oluwabusola, Daniel Jinadu

Defenders ( 5) : Usman Ibrahim, Clement Ikenna, Charles Etim, Quadri Edun, Oluwatimilehen Adeniyi 

Midfielders (8) : Samson Tijani, Francis Daniel, Akinkunmi Amoo, Peter Agba, Ibraheem Jabaar, Monsuru Opeyemi, Ojediran Hamzat, Said Ibrahim

Strikers (5) : Wisdom Ubani, Olakunle Olusegun, Divine Nwachukwu, Olawale Peter, Abba Bichi

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