March 22, 2023



Nigeria’s Flying Eagles go on Christmas break, 2 months to 2023 U20 AFCON kick-off

Flying Eagles

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles turned again NPFL aspect, Lobi Stars 2-0 on Saturday morning at FIFA Aim Venture AstroTurf in Abuja to spherical off the primary part of the crew’s preparations for the forthcoming Africa U20 Cup of Nations on a excessive notice.  

Haliru Sarki broke the impasse in a closely-fought recreation with a well-taken free kick within the 76th minute, and 10 minutes later, prolific Olusegun Otusanya sealed the victory for the Ladan Bosso-tutored aspect after an help from Dominion Ohaka.

The win was the second for the U20 boys in three video games in opposition to NPFL sides as Bosso’s squad maintained their wealthy vein of kind.  

Earlier on Friday, the Egypt-bound crew compelled Nasarawa United to a 1-1 draw with Olamilekan Adams scoring the equaliser 4 minutes to the finish of the sport.  

On Thursday, the Ladan Bosso-led crew knocked Wikki Vacationers 2-0 with targets from Olamilekan Adams and Olusegun Otusanya stamping the win for the seven-time African Champions.  

The win in opposition to Lobi Stars was the eighth recreation the Flying Eagles had performed (with seven wins and a draw) for the reason that crew opened camp on November 28, 2022  

The Flying Eagles will now embark on a two-week recess and are anticipated to renew camp in the primary week of January for the ultimate part of preparations forward of the Ultimate Match of the Africa U20 in Egypt. 

The TotalEnergies U20 Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2023 can be performed between 19 February and 11 March 2023.

In the meantime, the Draw Ceremony for the U20 AFCON is billed to happen in Cairo, Egypt on Friday, twenty third December.

The certified nations are hosts Egypt, Tunisia, Nigeria, Benin, Senegal, The Gambia, Uganda, South Sudan, Mozambique, Zambia, Central African Republic and Congo.

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