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W/ Cup Will Fetch Me Deal -Success

Spain-based Flying Eagles striker Isaac Success has said he expects the U20 World Cup in New Zealand to earn him a new offer. Success is on loan to CF Granada from Udinese of Italy and has already made his debut for the La Liga outfit this past season. He said his performance in New Zealand with the Flying Eagles could …

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Kanu: Flying Eagles Will Do Nigeria Proud

Former Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu says the Flying Eagles will do the country proud and has urged Nigerians not to panic. Kanu says having followed the team right from their U17 days, he’s sure they will make Nigerians smile. “This is a very good team and I have followed them right from the U17’s when they became the world champions …

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Aboagye Finally Lands In Ghana Camp

Spain-based Clifford Aboagye has finally arrived in Ghana’s U20 camp ahead of Tuesday’s crucial FIFA U20 World Cup Group B match against Argentina. The Granada playmaker missed the Black Satellites opening 1-1 draw with Austria in Wellington due to traveling difficulties. His absence was hugely felt as the team missed his creativity in midfield. Aboagye was picked up by the …

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Mali Shock Mexico

Ten-man Mali beat nine-man Mexico 2-0 in their first Group D match of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Mali, who secured the biggest upset of the competition so far through goals from Adama Traore and Dieudonne Gbakle, were forced to defend for much of the first half against Mexico. Mali seemed likely to be further stretched when …

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Portugal Breeze Past Senegal

Portugal kicked off their quest for U20 World Cup glory in style with a fine 3-0 victory over Senegal. The Portuguese have won the competition twice in their history, and got off to the best possible start as they aim for a third in New Zealand this summer. Drawn in Group C, it took Lopes’ national side just 26 seconds …

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Uruguay Claim Narrow Victory Over Serbia

Uruguay has opened their Fifa Under-20 World Cup campaign with victory after overcoming Serbia 1-0 in Dunedin. Gaston Pereiro’s cool second-half finish was enough to give his side all three points and put the South Americans in second spot in Group D. The tournament’s runners-up last time out also had Gaston Guruceaga to thank after the highly-rated goalkeeper produced a …

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Colombia Down Qatar

Colombia has started strongly in their quest to reach the knockout stage for a third consecutive U-20 FIFA World Cup, taking down Qatar 1-0 in Hamilton. After finishing third in 2011 and reaching the round of 16 in 2013, Colombia looked promising in a comfortable win over a Qatari side who could only muster 41 percent possession and two shots …

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