Flying Eagles fly into semi-final, FIFA World Cup

Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles players celebrate their victory

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have qualified for the Semi-final of the ongoing Under-20 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

With the qualification, the Eagles have qualified for the 2023 Under-20 World Cup to take place in Indonesia later in the year.

The Nigerian side, in the match played in Ismailia, defeated 2021 Silver medalist, Uganda by a lone goal to move into the semi-final.

The Eagles scored on 30 minutes into the game in the first half from an own goal by Juma I.

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Aminu Muhammad’s terrific shot rattled the post from the bottom  and the ball moved in the direction of a Ugandan player and he deflected it inside the net.

Earlier, Senegal defeated Benin Republic by a lone goal to reach the semi-final and also qualified for the Under-20 World Cup.

Diallo S. scored the only goal on 51 minutes into the game after he was assisted by Camara.

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