Flying Eagles throw away two-goal lead in Guinea Bissau draw

The Flying Eagles squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with their Guinea Bissau counterparts on Saturday.

The first leg 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture took place at the September 24 Stadium in Bissau.

Two away goals for Nigeria gives them the edge in the tie, but Guinea Bissau will take great encouragement from their second half showing a�� particularly the extent to which their forward line was able to rattle the Flying Eagles defence.

It’s all to play for in the second leg.

Paul Aigbogun’s looked to be in complete control after forward Wasiu Alalade netted a brace in the first half but they wilted in the second term.

Guinea pulled back two goals within six minutes to give themselves hope ahead of the second leg in Calabar.

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