Chelsea’s Andrian Akande And Bournemouth’s Joseph Oluwabusola Joins Nigerian U17 Team
Nigeria has included Bournemouth goalkeeper, Joseph Oluwabusola and Chelsea’s Andrian Akande, in the U17 team.
U17 coach, Manu Garba has selected a 21-player squad for the upcoming U17 Africa Cup of Nations.
The competition begins in Tanzania on Sunday, April 14.
The Bournemouth U16 goalkeeper made the list as well as captain Samson Tijani.
Also included in the squad are: Olakunle Olusegun, Akinkunmi Amoo, Wisdom Ubani and Divine Nwachukwu was also on the plane to East Africa on Wednesday afternoon.
Nigeria will kickoff against hosts, Tanzania, on Sunday, April 14.
They’ll later tackle Angola in their second Group A game on April 17, while their final group match is against Uganda on April 20.
The full squad:
Sunday Stephen, Shedrack Tanko, Ogaga Oduko, Samson Okikiola Tijani, Clement Chigozie Ikenna, David Akulo Ishaya, Olakunle Junior Olusegun, Mayowa David Abayomi, Wisdom Ubani, Adrian Akande, Mubaraq Gata Adeshina, Shuaib Abdulrazaq, Akinkunmi Ayobami Amoo, Olatomi Alfred Olaniyan, Charles Etim, Suleman Shaibu, Peter Agba, Divine Nwachukwu, Ibraheem Olalekan Jabaar, Fawaz Abdullahi, Ayomide Oluwabusola.