The Nigerian U20 coach, Isah Ladan Bosso, invited 35 players to the Abuja camp to prepare for the Africa U20 Cup of Nations. However, past experiences have taught us that while you need a squad to win matches, you need star players to help you stand out.

You know these budding stars if you’ve been wagering on Nigerian football. If you want to wager on Nigerian football matches, consider taking advantage of the bet9ja promo code for today for a better betting experience. In the meantime, let’s look at the Flying Eagles players to watch closely during the upcoming AFCON tournament.

Jude Sunday

Club: Real Saphire FC

The mesmerizing winger from Lagos has proven he will be a player to watch during the U20 AFCON tournament. He put in an excellent display when the Flying Eagles beat Barau Academy 5-0.

Jude has blown away Nigerian football fans with his footwork and trickery on both flanks. The Flying Eagles will hope that Jude’s trickery will get them dead ball opportunities in promising positions in the field.

Nathaniel Nwosu

Club: Water FC

Nwosu is the number one choice for the U20s coach Bosso. He is also the first-choice keeper for the Olympic Eagles. The U20s team will depend on his experience to help the team lift the U20 Cup of Nations.

The keeper started his football career as a defender before switching to goalkeeping. Nwosu won the golden gloves award for the best goalie at the 2022 WAFU Zone B U-20 Tournament.

Daniel Daga

Club: Dakkada FC

Daniel Daga will be a crucial player in the upcoming U20 AFCON tournament. The sensational midfielder is currently playing on loan with Dakkada FC of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Daga is described as a gift from God for Nigeria and will be a crucial player for the nation in the future. He was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the WAFU B U20 AFCON qualifiers held in Niger. His talent has seen him attract interest from German Bundesliga and English Premier League. Fans will hope he can take his form to the tournament.

Promise Bernard


Promise Bernard is a prolific striker that can help the Flying Eagles to perform well in the upcoming tournament. His most recent outstanding performance was his hat trick for his club against First Bank FC.

TCCG FC was established in 2020 to enhance the direction of Nigerian youth. The club has played a key role in molding the aspirations of youths. If Promise can take his form to the tournament, he will be a player to watch.