Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: Nigeria reach Round of 16, may play Senegal

Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: Nigeria reach Round of 16, may play Senegal

          The Flying Eagles forced group D winners Ukraine to a 1-1 draw in Bielsko-Biala on Thursday night to earn a place in the Round of 16 of this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland, as one of the best third –placed teams. Team USA’s second half strike that scooped the three points for the Americans shot them to second in the group, ahead of Nigeria. But Nigeria’s opening day basket of goals against Qatar helped her cause at the close of business. Though…

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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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2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to play Qatar, Ukraine, USA

2019 FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to play Qatar, Ukraine, USA

Two –time runners –up Nigeria will confront Ukraine, the United States of America and Qatar in the group phase of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland. The four countries have been drawn in Group D of the championship unfolding in seven cities in Poland 23rd May – 15th June. Today’s draw ceremony inside the Gdynia Sports Arena in Gdynia slotted host nation Poland into Group A alongside Colombia, Tahiti and Senegal, while African champions Mali will take on France, Panama and Saudi Arabia in Group E. Group…

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Flying Eagles spanks host Niger 1-0 to qualify for U20 World Cup

Flying Eagles spanks host Niger 1-0 to qualify for U20 World Cup

The Paul Aigbogun tutored Flying Eagles qualified for the finals of the U20 World Cup after defeating hard fighting host team Niger Republic 1-0 to also sail through to the semi-finals of the ongoing U20 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Niger Republic. Enterprising Ibrahim Alhazan made the difference via set piece. South Africa also spanked Burundi 1-0 to book their ticket for the U- 20 World Cup holding in Poland. It was all to play for the two sides, and Amajita (South Africa) were given a penalty inside seven…

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