Niger Tornadoes forward Kenneth James has been invited for Nigeria U-20 national team camp ahead of the African Junior nations cup Niger 2019 next month February 2019 in the Republic of Niger.
The forward who has been impressive in the team preseason engagement for the Minna based team will team up with the rest of the invited players this Sunday in Abuja.
Speaking after he received the invitation letter to the management of the club, James expresses his happiness for the call up to the Nigeria Flying Eagles camp.
“It an honour to be invited to the U20 national team, a dream come true, I must say”
“This is another opportunity to gain more experience and exposure under the team’s coaching crew led by Coach Paul Aigbogun. Kenneth James joined Niger Tornadoes in 2017/18 mid-season from Aka United
The 2019 U20 AFCON kicks off on February 2 in Niamey, Niger Republic.
The Flying Eagles will open their campaign to qualify for the U20 FIFA World Cup that day when they take on Burundi after the opening game between Niger and South Africa.
The Flying Eagles will then battle South Africa on February 5, before they play their final Group A match against hosts Niger on February 8.