The players have since been sent packing from the team’s training camp in Abuja. Another set of 15 players are now to undergo the MRI scan to replace those who failed.
Last year, as many as 23 players failed the age test so much so that the five-time world champions failed to qualify for the U17 AFCON in Rwanda.
Coach Manu Garba’s team are to begin their qualifying campaign on September 3 against Burkina Faso. Read more