Seven-time AFCON champions, the Flying Eagles of Nigeria, will on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 jet out to Morocco to continue their preparations for the African Youth Championship slated for Egypt next month.
There are reports that Coach Ladan Bosso will depart Nigeria with a 25-man squad which will be trimmed down to 21 before the competition kick off proper on February 19.
However, the Nigerian team will engage in a two-legged friendly matches with the Junior Chipolopolo Chipolopolo of Zambia on Friday 27th and Monday 30th January at the FIFA Goal Project Pitch package B of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
While in Morocco, the Nigerian team will engage in a series of warm-up matches before heading to Egypt for the competition.
Nigeria will play alongside hosts Egypt, Senegal and Mozambique in group A while the four semi finalists will fly African flag at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Indonesia later in the year.