The Super Eagles of Nigeria have emerged the second youngest national team in world football according to statistics released by Transfermarket.
Mexico’s Tri Color are topping with squad members averaging 23.5 age while England's Three Lions are placed third on the log with an average age of 25.0.
A breakdown of the data made public showed that the average age of Nigerian player is placed at 24.1, a figure that was beaten by Mexico’s Tri Color, whose squad member averages 23.5.
At the last count, the quartet of Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye, Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen are all within 20 years bracket, while other teammates are still in their 20s.
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Interestingly, other countries that made the top 10 cuts are USA (25.2), Wales (25.3), Tunisia (25.5), Germany (25.6), Brazil (25.7), Argentina (26.0) and Italy (26.1).
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