Nigeria have named a provisional squad of 25 players for a pre-U-17 World Cup training camp in Argentina.

The squad led by skipper Kelechi Nwakali departed Abuja on Thursday for Buenos Aires. They are due to take on the Argentina U-17 team as well as the U-20 team of either Boca Juniors or Racing. Four players will be dropped before they head off to Chile.

They are drawn in Group A in Santiago along with hosts Chile, USA and Croatia.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Udoh Akpan, Benjamin Amos, Chiaha Chisom, Yunusa Abdullahi,

Defenders: John Lazarus, Halilu Lukman, Tochukwu Okoli, Ibe Tobechukwu, Ejike Ikwu, Samuel Opeh, Michael Edidiong Ndochukwu Anumudu

Midfielders: Kelechi Nwakali, Kingsley Michael, Taiwo Alimi, Joel Osikel, Agor Chukwudi, Chinedu Madueke

Strikers: Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, Ebere Osinachi, Orji Okonkwo, Gavi Thompson, Funsho Bamgboye, David Enogela

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