Niger 2019: Flying Eagles progress to final qualifying round

Seven-time African champions Nigeria reached the final round of the qualification series for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations after a 1-0 home defeat of Guinea Bissau in Calabar on Sunday. Following a scoreless first half, Nigeria’s two –goal hero in the first –leg, Wasiu Alalade was badly impaired in the penalty box in […]

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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 […]

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Young Pharaohs held by Flying Eagles in Alexandria

Nigeria’s U20 team, the Flying Eagles held Egypt to a goalless draw in the first of a two-tie friendly played in Alexandria on Monday. The match which took place in Alexandria saw the Junior Pharaohs dominating the first 15 minutes with their crisp short-passing game yet without any threat to the resolute Nigerians. The Egyptians […]

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Flying Eagles tackle Egypta��s Pharaohs in Alexandriaa��s main stadium

A� Nigeriaa��s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, flew into the Egyptian port city, Alexandria on Saturday after a four-and-half hour flight from Kano, and immediately settled down to business ahead of a two a��match program against the Junior Pharaohs of Egypt. A� Officials of the Egyptian FA received the Nigeria delegation on Saturday. The Flying Eaglesa�� […]

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