Egbedi Completes Flying Eagles Squad In Germany


The arrival of Denmark-based winger, Edafe Egbedi at the Flying Eagles training camp in Elfershausen on Wednesday completed the 30-man provisional squad for the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.

Samm Audu, the Team’s Media Officer, said in a statement released in Abuja that Egbedi joined the squad the same day that Rangers International FC of Enugu striker Alhaji Gero, Olympiakos FC of Greece attacking midfielder Michael Olaitan and Daddy Moses joined the team.

According to the statement, Moses has reportedly signed a contract with Ajax Amsterdam FC from an academy in Nigeria.

It said the 30-man squad was expected to feature at this year’s Toulon International Football Tournament, where they are drawn against defending champions Mexico, Portugal, Brazil and Belgium.

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The Flying Eagles’ final 21-man squad is expected to be named latest 11 June.

The Nigeria U-20 team are drawn in Group B alongside Portugal, South Korea and Cuba.

The team will set out for Turkey from Germany on 17 June and will play their first match on 21 June against Portugal in Kayseri.

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