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Official: Nigeria announce 25- player provisional roster for U-17 World Cup

An official 25-player provisional roster for the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil have been announced by the Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday after series of controversies.

Four more players are expected to be dropped from the squad before the final 21-player roster is unveiled next week ahead of the team departure for the tournament.

The squad contains three goalkeepers, eight defenders, ten midfielders and four strikers. 

Nigeria’s 25-Man Provisional Roster FIFA U17 World Cup

Goalkeepers : Sunday Stephen, Joseph Oluwabusola, Daniel Jinadu

Defenders: Charles Etim, Ogaga Oduko, Usman Ibrahim, Clement Ikenna, Shedrack Tanko, Quadri Edun, Oluwatimilehin Adeniyi, Simon Omon

Midfielders: Samson Tijani, Akinkunmi Amoo, Daniel Francis, Ibraheem Jabaar, Ibrahim Sa’id, Monsuru Opeyemi, Fawaz Abdullahi, Idris Eletu-Odibo, Malcolm Ebowei, Peter Agba

Forwards: Olakunle Olusegun, Wisdom Ubani, Divine Nwachukwu, Mayowa Abayomi

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