AYC 2015: Flying Eagles Coach to pick squad from Super Four tourney

Flying Eagles Coach, Garba Manu

The Head Coach of Nigeria’s U20 team, the Flying Eagles, Manu Garba, has said that the ongoing Super Four Tournament in Abuja will help him determine his final choice of players for the African Youth Championships billed for Senegal in March.

In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja on Monday, the coach said the provisional squad will be selected after the tournament and they will be the ones to play the International Friendly with Ghana.

“As soon as this competition finishes, we will know who will make the country proud, the competition will determine the bulk of players that will go for the AYC​,​” he said.

The 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup winning coach confirmed that the Flying Eagles will play Ghana both at home and away before they head out for the AYC.

The 2105 AYC will hold between 8 and 22nd of March this year, Nigeria is in Group A with host, Senegal, Congo and Ivory Coast.

Nigeria has won the tournament a record six times but the last triumph was in 2011.


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