FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles in great start, spank Qatar 4-0

FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles in great start, spank Qatar 4-0

Nigeria got off to a flying start at the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland on Friday as goals by Maxwell Effiom, Henry Offia and Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru condemned Qatar to a 4-0 defeat in Tychy. Home –based professional Maxwell Effiom got the seven –time African champions in front after only 12 minutes, and Sweden –based Henry Offia doubled the advantage 12 minutes later. The two –time FIFA U20 World Cup runners –up kept a firm hand on things from that point on, and Offia should have made it…

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Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: FIFA briefs Flying Eagles on new laws of the game

Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: FIFA briefs Flying Eagles on new laws of the game

    Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, have been fully schooled on best practices and moves and gestures to avoid on-field at the FIFA U20 World Cup finals opening in Poland on Thursday. Immediately after the FIFA arrival meeting, traditionally held to welcome participating teams to the FIFA World Cup, FIFA referee instructor Jerome Damon took the players and officials on the new laws of the game, which would hold sway at the finals. Damon, a South African, is a former FIFA referee. Following theie arrival in Poland on Sunday…

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Poland 2019 U20 World Cup: Aigbogun says victory against Qatar crucial

Poland 2019 U20 World Cup: Aigbogun says victory against Qatar crucial

    Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has stated that three points from their FIFA U20 World Cup opener against Qatar in Tychy next week Friday would greatly boost confidence in approaching the remaining games of the group phase. “Our target is to get those three points in our first game and set off on a run. It would be a big booster. Our gameplan is to get off on a good footing at the World Cup and then carry on from there. “The Nigeria Football Federation has done very well to…

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Flying Eagles off to Germany for final training camp

Flying Eagles off to Germany for final training camp

        Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will fly into Germany on Sunday morning for a final training camp ahead of this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland. The wards of Paul Aigbogun will spend three weeks in Germany perfecting tactical and technical strategies before flying into Poland for the championship billed for 23rd May – 15th June. Team Administrator, Aliyu Ibrahim Lawal disclosed tothenff.com that 23 players were billed to fly out of Abuja aboard a Lufthansa Airline flight on Saturday night, while eight overseas –based professionals would…

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