Flying Eagles set for Korea quarter-final clash in U20 World Cup

June 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s inspired U20 boys have flown into the northern Argentine city of Santiago del Estero ahead of Sunday’s FIFA U20 World Cup quarter-final clash with their counterparts from Korea Republic. The Koreans on Thursday edged hard-fighting Ecuador 3-2 in their own Round of 16 encounter, to set up a much-anticipated last-eight tango with the two-time silver medallists. Seven-time African champions Read More

2023 FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles hit tournament venue

May 18, 2023 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles arrived in the city of Mendoza on Wednesday evening, four days before their opening match of the FIFA U20 World Cup finals against the Dominican Republic. The team led by Head Coach, Ladan Bosso, touched down at Aero Puerto International Airport, Mendoza and was received by NFF’s Head of International Competitions, Dayo Enebi Achor, and officials of the Local Organising Committee of the championship. The Nigeria Football Federation Read More

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles cage Columbia in test match ahead of 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup

May 16, 2023 Editor 0

Fit-fighting Nigeria battled to a 3-3 draw with Colombia in Tuesday’s pre-FIFA U20 World Cup friendly match at the Estadio 20 October in Tristán Suárez, Buenos Aires. Colombia went ahead in the tie after 26 minutes when central defender Abel Ogwuche put the ball past his own goalkeeper Chijioke Aniagboso. The seven-time African champions levelled up in the 44th minute when winger Jude Read More

[Breaking] 2023 U20 AFCON: Gambia outplay Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, face Senegal in final showdown

March 6, 2023 Editor 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, failed to reach the 17th Africa U20 Cup of Nations Final after losing by the odd goal to The Gambia’s Young Lions in the second semi-final played at the Cairo International Stadium on Monday evening. Lanky forward Adama Bojang capitalized on a defensive slip by captain Daniel Bameyi to slot beyond goalkeeper Chijioke Aniagboso for the only Read More

U20 AFCON: CAF appoints Congolese referee for Flying Eagles, Mozambique clash

February 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Yannick Malala Kabanga from the Democratic Republic of Congo as referee for Saturday’s 23rd Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash between Nigeria and Mozambique in Ismailia. Kabanga will be assisted by Styven Moutsassi Moyo from the Republic of Congo (assistant referee 1), Pascal Ndimunzigo from Burundi (assistant referee 2) and Moroccan Jalal Read More

Nigerian coach opens up on Flying Eagles’ list ahead of U20 AFCON

January 28, 2023 Editor 0

  Flying Eagles coach, Ladan Bosso has revealed that he submitted 30 name of players to the Nigeria Football Federation.  The 30 players according to the coach will undergo Patient Care Management System (PCMS) where unfit players would be dropped before taking final decision on the final list. “Tentatively we gave the name of about 30 players from which they’re Read More

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles go on Christmas break, 2 months to 2023 U20 AFCON kick-off

December 17, 2022 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles turned back NPFL side, Lobi Stars 2-0 on Saturday morning at FIFA Goal Project AstroTurf in Abuja to round off the first phase of the team’s preparations for the forthcoming Africa U20 Cup of Nations on a high note.   Haliru Sarki broke the deadlock in a closely-fought game with a well-taken free kick in the 76th minute, and 10 minutes later, prolific Olusegun Otusanya sealed the victory for the Ladan Bosso-tutored side after Read More

Nigeria coach name squad for 2023 AFCON

November 26, 2022 Admin III 0

Head Coach of the U20 Boys’ National Team, Isah Ladan Bosso, has called up 40 players to begin camping in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from Monday, 28th November in preparation for next year’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals in Egypt. The list is made up of five goalkeepers, nine defenders, 13 midfielders and 13 forwards. The players will stay Read More