Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will on Friday know their group opponents at the forthcoming 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.
The draw for the biennial championship is billed to hold in Poland with Nigeria’s Flying Eagles among the 24 qualified teams.
The Paul Aigbogun lads qualified for the tournament after finishing fourth at the U20 AFCON in Niger.
The other African teams are Mali, Senegal and South Africa.
Asia will be represented at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup by Japan, Korea Republic, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, while CONCACAF have four representatives: Honduras, Mexico, Panama and USA.
France, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Ukraine and hosts Poland will fly Europe’s flag in the tournament, while Oceania have New Zealand and Tahiti as their torch bearers.
Conmebol will be represented by Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup has long been a breeding ground for some of world football’s most gifted players, with the likes of Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Robert Prosinecki, Zvonimir Boban, Adriano and Paul Pogba having blossomed at the tournament.