Nasarawa United striker and joint highest goal scorer in the 2019 NPFL season, Sunusi Ibrahim has been called up to the Golden Eaglets camp alongside 51 other players in preparation for the Brazil FIFA U-17 tournament.
The Golden Eaglets picked a ticket to the championship after finishing among the top four teams at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations held in Tanzania in April this year.
Head Coach Manu Garba called up 52 players who had been instructed to arrive at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja on Tuesday.
Garba was head coach of the squad that won Nigeria’s fourth title in the United Arab Emirates in 2013. The Golden Eaglets also triumphed at the 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2015 championships in China, Japan, Korea Republic and Chile respectively.
The FIFA U17 World Cup finals is taking place in Brazil from 26th October – 17thNovember 2019.
Invited to the camp are players from the NFF Future Eagles program like Goalkeeper Moses Aluko of Fosla Academy, Divine Nwachukwu, Egesionu Sopuru among others.