Poland 2019: Aigbogun picks Utin, 20 others for World Cup

Poland 2019: Aigbogun picks Utin, 20 others for World Cup

 Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has named Captain Ikouwem Utin, goalkeeper Olawale Oremade, midfielder Kingsley Michael and forward Henry Offia in his list of 21 players for this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland. Also included are defender Valentine Ozornwafor – named in the Team of the Tournament at the U20 AFCON finals in Niger Republic in February – and vivacious attacking midfielder Effiom Maxwell. Aigbogun spoke to the players over dinner at their Bad Goegging, Germany training camp on Monday where he unveiled the list. The announcement by…

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Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun sets World Cup ticket, AFCON title targets

Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun sets World Cup ticket, AFCON title targets

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun says his Flying Eagles team will take it one match at a time when the whistle goes for kick –off at the 21st Africa U20 Cup of Nations taking place in Niger Republic 2nd – 17thFebruary. The seven –time African champions tango with host nation Niger Republic, South Africa and Burundi in Group A of the competition, with only the two top –placed teams to progress to the semi finals and guaranteed automatic berths at this summer’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland. “We must first plan…

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Africa U20 Cup of Nations: Coach Aigbogun releases 21 players list

Africa U20 Cup of Nations: Coach Aigbogun releases 21 players list

  BY EDITOR   Team Captain Ikouwem Udo Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are in the list of 21 players of Nigeria’s U20 squad that will battle for honours at next month’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.   Enyimba FC wingback Utin won a silver medal at the African Nations Championship in Morocco last year, while youth sensation Nazifi recently signed contract with a Danish club and Maxwell was Man-of-the-Match in the 4-2 defeat of Ghana’s Black Satellites at the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament…

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