The AIFF is targeting on the shortlisted young talents to send them to Germany for a trail of two weeks with Nicolai Adams.
The U17 World Cup India squad, that is currently in Germany as part of a training tour, will have its ranks leapfrogged with talent as 3 of the 5 young guns selected as participant of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) direct the abroad scouting project, in Dubai, will merge up with their fellow mates in the European nation.
As per the direction the 3 candidates include Augustus Nixon, a striker by profession, Arjun Sunil a midfielder and Neelkantan Anand a left-back. The trio will travel all the way to Germany to impress U17coach Nicolai Adam within two weeks of time allotted as trial.
"We have purposely set the time-frame to two weeks because it is not possible to judge the three overseas players in just three or four days,"said the Chief Operations officer of the U17 national team, Abhishek Yadav.