U-20 W/Cup: Flying Eagles get boost in friendly win

As part of their build up to the kick off of the U-20 World Cup in Argentina, Flying Eagles of Nigeria defeated Argentine second division side Almirante Brown 3-2 in a friendly game in Buenos Aires Friday night.

Salim Fago, Emmanuel Umeh and Tochukwu Nnadi were the scorers for Ladan Bosso side even as Bosso hopes the boys will replicate the scoring ability when the main dance begins. They will play Colombia U-20 side in another friendly billed for Tuesday, May 16.

After the friendly game with Colombia, the Flying Eagles will depart Buenos Aires for Mendoza where they will play their Group D games. The Flying Eagles will open shop against Dominican Republic on Sunday May 21, followed by a clash with Italy on May 24 before rounding up the group stage with a showdown against Brazil on May 27.

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