Ikouwem Udoh who was impressive at left back for the home-based Super Eagles at the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) and has been selected to use his experience to lead his teammates

The 18-year-old is regarded as a Super Eagles prospect and has been in good form for Enyimba since he returned from CHAN.

The 18-year-old will be assisted by Nazifi Yahaya of Kano Pillars striker and Valentine Ozonwofor also from Enyimba.

The Flying Eagles are currently in Egypt for a two-match tour in preparation for the 2018 African Nations Cup Under 20 qualifiers.

The two-match tour of Egypt is to prepare for the qualifier against either Sierra Leone or Guinea Bissau which is scheduled for May.

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

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