Garba is new U17 coach

Garba will be assisted by former international Emmanuel Amuneke and Under-17 World Cup-winning captain Nduka Ugbade.

Former Under-17 goalkeeper Emeka Amadi was named the goalkeeper trainer.

Garba was assistant coach under the late Yemi Tella when Nigeria won the Under-17 Wold Cup in 2007, and will be expected to replicate the same achievements with his current squad.

Garba takes over from John Obuh, who was moved up to the Under-20 job after leading his wards to the Final of the World Cup where they lost 0-1 to Switzerland.