Flying Eagles Draw Ghana, Argentina


The Flying Eagles are to do battle with perennial rivals, Ghana and Argentinal in the 8- Nations international tournament beginning next week in South Africa.

The Nigerian team were drawn in Group A with Ghana, Argentina and hosts, South Africa, while Brazil will compete in Group B against Cameroon, Kenya and Japan.

The Coach John Obuh-led Flying Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw in a tune up match by Nigeria Premier League club, Lobi Stars on Wednesday in Abuja.

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Ugonna Ezenwaka scored from a free kick in the first half, while Lobi equalised in the second half.

The Flying Eagles are expected to jet out of the country on Monday for the tournament beginning on 24 May.