Bosso to submit AFCON final list Jan 20

Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso, will submit his final squad list of 23 players to the Confederation of African Football latest January 20, ahead of the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations finals scheduled for Egypt.

The tournament is billed to hold from February 19 to March 11 with seven-time champions Nigeria drawn against hosts Egypt, Senegal and Mozambique in Group A of the competition.

Meanwhile, Bosso stated that the team would resume the final phase of camping for the forthcoming tourney on January 7.

He also revealed that their preparations for the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations would be in Spain or Morocco.

“The camp will resume January 7 and the training tour will either be in Spain or Morocco,” Bosso said.

Bosso also disclosed he would be looking to add some experience in defence and attack, with the invitation of more overseas-based professionals.

He also spoke about the tough-looking U-20 AFCON first-round group, adding that all teams were worthy of their places.

Bosso said his target was to reach the semi-finals, which would qualify the Flying Eagles for the U-20 World Cup in Indonesia in May.

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