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U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles beat Italy to advance to knockout rounds

By Ifeanyi Ibeh
24 May 2023   |   8:11 pm
The Flying Eagles are through to the Round of 16 of the on-going FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina after trouncing Italy 2-0 in Mendoza. Nigeria’s goals came in the second half of the encounter through Lawal Salem Fago (61st minute) and Sunday Jude (95th minute). With the win over the Europeans, Ladan Bosso’s boys…

Lawal Salim Fago of Nigeria celebrates with teammate Jude Sunday after scoring the team’s first goal during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023 Group D match against Italy at Estadio Mendoza on May 24, 2023 in Mendoza, Argentina. (Photo by FIFA)

The Flying Eagles are through to the Round of 16 of the on-going FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina after trouncing Italy 2-0 in Mendoza.

Nigeria’s goals came in the second half of the encounter through Lawal Salem Fago (61st minute) and Sunday Jude (95th minute).

With the win over the Europeans, Ladan Bosso’s boys are through to the knockout rounds, and with a game to spare, having beaten Dominican Republic 2-1 in their opening game.

More details later…