Nigeria’s Flying Eagle’s on Saturday got here from behind to beat EFCC FC 2-1 in a pleasant preparatory to 2023 U20 Africa Cup of Nations.
The match was performed on the FIFA aim venture positioned inside bundle B of Moshood Abiola Nationwide stadium in Abuja.
EFCC took the lead via their striker Masoud Danjuma, after he bulldozed his means via the defensive stalwart of Bamaiyi and his centre pair to complete off clinically, leaving goalkeeper Nathaniel Nwosu with no probability of pulling off a save.
Flying Eagles Captain, Yahaya Ibrahim led his aspect by instance with a fast fireplace response to revive parity shortly after a restart from heart circle.
At 1-1, the Nigerian U20 aspect had a renewed vigor and powered their means via EFCC’s protection on quite a few events, making a number of incursions of their seek for one other aim.
The breakthrough lastly got here when Bilyamin capitalised on a defensive error of EFCC’s final man within the line of protection and calmly slotted within the second aim from shut proximity to the goalkeeper to make it 2-1 at regulation time.
The Flying Eagles will proceed their preparations with a double header pleasant towards the junior Chipolpolo of Zambia on January 27 and 30 respectively in Abuja.
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