FIFA U20: Flying Eagles Depart For Argentina May 6


The Flying Eagles will depart Nigeria for Argentina on 6th May, to continue preparations for the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup.

Coach Ladan Bosso’s team will travel to Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina on the 6th or 7th of May if the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) travel arrangement for the team goes as planned.

Boss said after a 5-0 trashing of Skylink FC of Jos, in a tune-up game last Friday in Abuja.

“The Flying Eagles contingent is expected to hit Argentina on May 6th, with the development, we’ll have 12 days before the competition to further fine-tune our preparations as we look forward to playing international friendly games against other countries in other groups before we take on the Dominican Republic.”

Meanwhile, in the preparatory match, two first-half goals from Mohammed Beji and another two second-half brace by El-kanemi Warriors striker, Baakala with a goal by Samson in between the two scorers completed the rout.

Flying Eagles are placed in the same group as Brazil, Italy, and the Dominican Republic in Group B.