FIFA U20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Send Warning Signals To Italy, Brazil After Thrashing Opponents In Friendly


The Flying Eagles on Wednesday thrashed Olympic Hybrid 3-0 in a warm-up game at the Mainbowl of Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja to send warning signals to their world cup finals opponents.

Though, the Flying Eagles were wasteful in front of goals and would have scored at least three goals before they finally broke the deadlock in the 43rd minute. Olympic Hybrid a Football Academy based in Abuja following the way they played held the World Cup bound team for so long as they concentrated more on playing a draw with Nigeria U20 boys.

Ibrahim Mohammed Beji broke the deadlock in the 43rd minutes to end the first half 1-0 in favour of WAFU B champions.

Just 12 minutes into the second half, Samson Lawal doubled the scoreline for Ladan Bosso led team in 67th minute while Vincent Augustus completed the rout in 73rd minute to end the friendly match with another 3-0 victory.

The two times world Cup finalists are in group B with Dominican Republic, Italy and Brazil. Nigeria will play her group opener against Dominican Republic before taking on Italy and Brazil in the second and last group matches.