Nigeria are in Group A of the Africa Games football event alongside hosts Morocco, South Africa and Burkina Faso.
The U20 team, the Flying Eagles will represent Nigeria in the 12th All Africa Games scheduled for late August to early September 2019.
Meeanwhile, Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, Christopher Danjuma has invited to camp 25 players to start preparations for the Women’s Football Tournament of the 12th All-Africa Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco next month.
The list includes two of the standout players of the Super Falcons at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and defender Chidinma Okeke, as well as Efih Peace, Gift Monday, Folashade Ijamilusi, Rafiat Sule and Cynthia Aku.
The participating countries in the Women’s Football Tournament of the 12th All-Africa Games are those that also took part in the 11thWomen Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana late last year, with host Ghana now replaced by host nation Morocco.
All invited players are expected to report at the Agura Hotel, Abuja on Sunday, 7th July along with their international passports, birth certificates and training kits.
The Women’s Football Tournament of the 12th All-Africa Games will hold 19th – 31st August 2019.