Two Flying Eagles player named in CAF U20 AFCON XI

African Football By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 18/02/2019

Two Flying Eagles star of captain Ikouwem Udoh and defender Valentine Ozornwafor have been named by CAF in the U20 AFCON starting XI in a tournament in Niger.

Udoh is an attack-minded left back whose experience has included playing at the 2018 CHAN in Morocco and featuring for Enyimba at the CAF Confederation Cup.

 Ozornwafor is a left-footed central defender, who played in all five matches played by Nigeria at Niger 2019.

New U20 AFCON champions Mali had two players on the starting XI, while runners-up Senegal had four players, a South African, a Burundian and a Nigerien in the  4-2-2-2 system.