The 12 chosen ones : Full list of foreign-based players officially invited to Flying Eagles camp 

Published: April 26, 2023
The 12 chosen ones : Full list of foreign-based players officially invited to Flying Eagles camp can exclusively report with certainty that the Nigeria Football Federation have dispatched letters of invitations to twelve foreign-based players to attend a Flying Eagles training camp before the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina. 


As previously reported, Inter Milan midfielder Ebenezer Akinsanmiro, AC Milan wonderkid Victor Eletu, Arsenal winger Joel Ideho, Botev Plodviv duo Ume Emmanuel and Tochukwu Nnadi have been called up with a view to strengthening the team. 


Norwich City striker Kenny Coker and Italian-born attacker Osakpolor Alessandro Odobo will also be monitored at close quarters by manager Ladan Bosso and his assistants in the coming days. 


İstanbulspor central defender Michael Ologo, who trained with the Flying Eagles in Abuja before the U20 AFCON, has been recalled to the team as well as Olubi Adams, who used to play for Lithuanian club FK Zalgiris Vilnius before he was released.


Abel Ogwuche, a central defender on the books of Swedish outfit Trelleborg, has been invited again after starring at the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Egypt. 


Abdullahi Ibrahim Bewene, who has helped FC Banik Ostrava U19s win their last seven games in the 1. Dorostenecka liga, and NK Hask starlet Oshaba Onuh are also part of the invited players. 


Although the invited foreign-based players are expected to join the training camp in Abuja as from Friday, April 28, the Nigeria Foodball Federation have set a deadline of May 1 for all the players to report for international duty. 


Twelve foreign-based players officially invited to attend Flying Eagles pre-World Cup camp


1) Kenny Coker - Norwich City (England)
2) Joel Ideho - Arsenal (England)
3) Michael Ologo - Istanbulspor (Turkey)
4) Osakpolor Alessandro Odobo - Lechia Gdansk (Poland)
5) Olubi Adams - Unattached
6) Oshaba Onuh- NK Hask (Croatia)
7) Abel Ogwuche - Trelleborg (Sweden)
8) Abdullahi Ibrahim Bewene - FC Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic)
9) Ume Emmanuel - Botev Plodviv (Bulgaria)
10) Tochukwu Nnadi - Botev Plodviv (Bulgaria)
11) Ebenezer Akinsanmiro - Inter Milan (Italy)
12) Victor Eletu - AC Milan (Italy)



Ifeanyi Emmanuel 




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