Seven-time African champions, Flying Eagles of Nigeria, will take on their Zambian counterparts in two friendly games in the Nigerian capital city as part of preparations for this year’s Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. The tour has been consummated, following a request letter from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on January 13, which met…
The Head Coach of the U-20 national football team, Isah Ladan Bosso, yesterday, invited 35 players for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. The AFCON, from which Africa’s representatives to the FIFA U20 World Cup would emerge from holds between February 19 and March 11, in Egypt. Specifically, all four semi-finalists…
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria defeated Wikki Tourists Football club of Bauchi 2-0 in a friendly match at the FIFA Goal Project, Package B of the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Abuja on Thursday night. Lekan Adams opened scoring for the Eagles in the 40th minute through a free kick from a close range to lead…
1 Jul 2022
Former international, Garba Lawal, has cautioned against undue expectations of the current players in the national U-20 and U-17 teams, Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets..
21 May 2022
Sunday Dare, Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, will host members of the victorious Flying Eagles squad to the WAFU U20 tournament and the all-conquering scrabble team to the West African championships in Abuja on Monday. The Flying Eagles beat Benin 3-1 in Friday's final of the WAFU tournament in Niamey, Republic of Niger,…
20 May 2022
Players and officials of national U-20 football team, the Flying Eagles, are determined to beat the Squirrels of Benin Republic in today’s final of the West African Football Union B tournament in Niamey.
18 May 2022
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team on Tuesday overpowered Cote d’Ivoire in the first semi-final match to reach the final of the ongoing WAFU B Under-20 Championship in Niamey.
17 May 2022
Group B winners, Nigeria, will today confront the second–placed team in Group A, Cote d’Ivoire, in the second semifinal of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic.
13 May 2022
Flying Eagles’ forward, Ahmed Abdullahi, has recovered and is recuperating in hospital following a scary incident during the Nigeria, Burkina Faso game at the WAFU B Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic on Wednesday.
7 May 2022
For Nigeria, the race to next year’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations begins tomorrow when seven-time African champions, Nigeria, go up against arch rivals, Ghana, in a potentially –intense opener to Group B at the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey.
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Two years after failing with the Flying Eagles at the U-20 WAFU Cup in Benin Republic, Coach Ladan Bosso will, again, lead the seven-time African champions to Niamey, Niger Republic, for this year’s WAFU B U-20 Championship. The tournament will hold between May 7 and 20.
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