Following his appointment as the new coach of the Super Eagles on Tuesday, Stephen Keshi has been tasked by the Nigerian Football Federation to give young players a chance in his squad.
Speaking at the event, NFF vice president Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi said the coach has been asked to encourage youngster by building a "young" and vibrant team.
"He has the charge to create a new young, vibrant Eagles that would play a style of football that Nigerians would be proud of" said Akinwunmi.
"To ensure a seemless transition of the U-20 players to the super eagles.
With the recent exhibition by the Manu Garba tutored U-20 side, it explains the reason why the federation is calling for their inclusion in the plans of Keshi.