The 22nd Edition of the under 20 world cup kicks off today in Poland, as Nigeria will be representing Africa in the championship, SportyLeagues takes a look at the top players to watch out for in the tournament;

  • Tom Dele Bashiru(19 years Midfielder, Manchester City)

The former England U-16 Star has already made an appearance for City’s star-studded team. He is one of 10 players listed by FIFA as players poised to star in Poland.


  • Ikouwen Utin(19 years,Left-back, Enyimba)

The captain of the team is already on the fringes of the super eagles. He won the NFF young player of the year 2018 and has reportedly agreed to join Israeli club- Maccabi Haifa.


  • Kingsley Michael(19 Midfielder, Perugia[Italy])

Michael currently plays to Serie B side Perugia on-loan from Serie A side Bologna. He was part of the team that won the Fifa U-17 world cup in 2015


  • Valentine Ozornwafor(19 Center-Back Enyimba)

Valentine made the CAF team of the tournament at African Youth Championship and is one of the players on the super eagles Standby list for the 2019 AFCON.


Nigeria kick off their campaign in their opening match against Qatar tomorrow by 17:00GMT.

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