U-17 head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has selected the 21 players who will represent Nigeria at the 16th FIFA U-17 World Cup. The tournament will be hosted by Chile between October 17 and November 8. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The U-17 Squad Speaking to thenff.com, Amuneke said: “The World Cup is here and we have picked the best players for this assignment to represent our country,” said the former African Footballer of the Year. READ ALSO: Injury Update: Aguero, Benzema Face Spells On The Sidelines “We have brought in new players to add value to the team that secured the ticket for Chile at the last African U-17 Nations Cup in Niger Republic and we believe this crop of players would give their best in Chile, as we are the defending champions.” Usual suspects, team captain Kelechi Nwakali, strikers Victor Osimhen and Ebere Osinachi, who were in the team that secured the country’s World Cup ticket at the African U-17 Nations Cup in Niger in Februarywere called up. The full squad: Goalkeeper: Akpan Udoh, Amos Benjamin, Chisom Chiaha Defenders: Tobechukwu Ibe, Lukman Zakari, Ejike Ikwu, John Lazarus Midfielders: David Enogela, Kingsley Michael, Samuel Chukwueze, Edidiong Essien, Chukwudi Agor, Joel Osikel, Kelechi Nwakali, Chinedu Madueke Forwards: Funsho Bamgboye, Victor Osimhen, Sunday Alimi, Udochukwu Anumudu, Orji Okwonkwo, Osinachi Ebere Nigeria won the competition in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013.