Coach Paul Aigbogun has named 20 players for the U20 WAFU Cup, which begins this weekend in Lome, Togo.

Coach Paul Aigbogun has named 20 players for the U20 WAFU Cup, which begins this weekend in Lome, Togo.

The squad include seven players who qualified Nigeria to next year’s U20 AFCON in Niger – captain Ikouwem Udoh, Valentine Ozornwafor, Aniekeme Okon, Adeshina Gata, Abubakar Ibrahim Babawo, Maxwell Effiom and Wasiu Alalade.

They begin their campaign on Sunday against Benin Republic.

The full squad:

Goalkeepers: Olawale Oremade, Matthew Yakubu, Oladeji Horlah

Defenders: Ikouwem Udoh, Valentine Ozornwafor, Salawudeen Aliu, Ernest Governor, Osuji Chisom

Midfielders: Peter Eletu, Uche Onwuasonaya, Boniface Victor, Chidiebere Ernest

Forwards: Wasiu Alalade, Abubakar Ibrahim Babawo, Usman Bashir, Solomon Thompson, Victor Arikpo, Adeshina Gata, Aniekeme Okon, Maxwell Effiom

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