Nigeria’s U17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will open training camp in Abuja on May 8 with 40 invited players, officials have revealed.
The reigning world champions will begin the qualifying tournament for the African U17 Championship in August.
Coach Manu Garba will take charge of the team after Emmanuel Amuneke was promoted with his team to the U20s.
Manu will also conduct open screening at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja.
Players born after January 1, 2000, will be eligible this set of Eaglets.
Nigeria have won the FIFA U17 World Cup a record fifth time.

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