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AFCON U20: Flying Eagles Face Nasarawa United After Beating Wikki Tourists In Friendly

Flying Eagles will on Friday engage Nigeria Professional Football League side, Nasarawa United in a friendly match ahead of their 2023 CAF U20 African Nations Cup.

The eighth friendly match for the Nigeria U20 team will hold at the FIFA Goal Project, Package B of Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja at 4pm.

Coach Ladan Bosso boys have won their seven consecutive friendly matches in the buildup to the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, Flying Eagles defeated Wikki Tourists 2-0 in a friendly match in Abuja.

Remo Stars left footed dazzler, opened the goal chat with a free kick before Substitute Olusegun Otusanya sealed the victory for the seven times African champions at the FIFA Goal Project.

With the victory against Nigeria Professional Football League side, Wikki Tourists, Flying Eagles have recorded their seventh successive win in the buildup to the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

In early friendlies, the Flying Eagles had defeated Paul E-Sports, Capital City, Keffi Selected, AA Zaura, AS Roma Academy, and Kickers Academy.

Other friendlies lined up for the team will be against Lobi Stars on Saturday.

Africa U-20 Cup of Nations is slated for February 18 to March 12, 2023, in Egypt.

The last Four teams will qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup scheduled to hold in Indonesia from 20th May to 11th June next year.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said that Flying Eagles will hold the draws of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations on December 23 in Cairo, Egypt.

Hosts Egypt, Senegal, Zambia, Mozambique, Uganda, South Sudan, Tunisia, the Central African Republic, and Congo are the Qualified nations.

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