The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will attend in an invitational contest in Turkey as partial of their preparations for a 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for Tanzania in April, a communications dialect of a Nigeria Football Federation has revealed.
The invitational contest in Turkey will reason from Mar 1st to 10th and will see a series of a teams who competent for a U-17 Africa Cup of Nations holding part, alongside their European counterparts.
The team’s conduct manager Manu Garba, a former Nigeria international, who also led a organisation to tellurian delight in a UAE 6 years ago, has positive that his boys have imbibed a genius of champions but a overconfidence that infrequently constitutes a soothing underbelly of such poise.
“We will ready really good to conquer from a organisation in Tanzania, in sequence to validate for a FIFA U17 World Cup finals entrance adult in Peru,” Garba said.
Five-time universe champions, the Golden Eaglets, swept all before them during a WAFU U-17 Tournament in Niger Republic in Sep 2018 to collect adult a prize and also competent as WAFU Zone B’s flagbearers in a continental finals in Tanzania, following an composition to a format of a qualifiers.
The Eaglets won a FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013 and 2015.
Nigeria play in Group A during the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations along with hosts Tanzania, Angola and Uganda. All a participating teams (except a horde nation) won a championships of their particular regions to qualify. Only West Zone A, that also had 2017 champions Mali, constructed dual finalists.
Group B has Guinea, Cameroon, Morocco and Senegal, with all 4 semi-finalists guaranteed places during a FIFA U-17 World Cup finals.
The 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will reason from 14 to 28 April 2019.