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The Flying Eagles who will face either Sierra Leone or Guinea Bissau in the qualification series are in Egypt to intensify preparations for the upcoming encounter.

Nigeria missed out on the U-20 Nations Cup and FIFA under 20 World Cup in 2017, and head coach Paul Aigbogun will use the tour of Egypt to take a good look at some fresh players invited to the team.

2018 African Nations Championship(CHAN) stars invited into the team includeElkanemi's Nur Mohammed, Eneji Moses of Plateau United and Enyimba's Ikouwem Utin are part the players invited by Aigbogun.

Semi-finalists at the African Under 20 competition will represent the continent at the FIFA under 20 World Cup in 2019.

Nigeria has never lifted the FIFA under 20 World Cup but got to the final at the 1989 and 2005 editions.

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23 Flying Eagles in Egypt for two-match tour

Goalkeepers: Detan Ogundare (Kogi United); Mohammed Galadima (Nasarawa United)

Defenders: Chidubem Nwosu (36 Lions); Zaruma Samuel (Plateau United); Abdullahi Abubakar (Nasarawa United); Valentine Ozornwafor (Enyimba FC); Mubarak Abdulsalam (Wikki Tourists); Ikouwem Utin (Enyimba FC)

Midfielders: Jamil Muhammed (Kano Pillars); Charles Agbo (Elkanemi Warriors); Aniekeme Okon (Akwa United); Alhassan Adamu (Kano Pillars); Mitchel William (Elkanemi Warriors); Douglas Achiv (Nasarawa United); Duarw Nuhu (Akwa United)

Forwards: Wasiu Alalade (Enyimba FC); Muhammed Tijjani (36 Lions); Nazifi Yahaya (Kano Pillars); Nur Mohammed (Elkanemi Warriors); Ibrahim Abubakar (Niger Tornadoes); Eneji Moses (Plateau United); Jesse Akila (MFM FC); Adeshina Gata (Akwa United)