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Sports News of Thursday, 19 January 2023


U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles boss Bosso drops more players

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Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso has dropped at twelve players as he continues preparations towards the Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Bosso is working with the players daily in their Abuja camp and is few days away from arriving at his final squad for the Championship.

It was gathered that the twelve players were decamped on Monday for not living up to standard in training.

The team resumed training in Abuja last week with 35 players, with Bosso expected to name his final 21 on January 20.Some foreign-based have also joined the training camp, fighting for a place in the squad.

Nigeria, seven-time African Champions have been drawn with hosts Egypt, Mozambique and Senegal in Group A.

The 2023 U-20 AFCON which serves as qualifiers for the World Cup will kick-off in Egypt on February 19 and run through March 11.