Nigeria’s U-20 Men’s National Football team The Flying Eagles have booked their place in the knockout phase of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Worldcup in Argentina, Owosports.com.ng reports.
Coach Bosso totured team outshined European giant Italy 2-0 in the second Group D encounter at the Estadio Malvinas, Mendoza Argentina thanks to goals from Fago Lawal and Jude Sunday.
Salim Fago Lawal fired the Flying Eagles into the lead on the 61st minutes after being put through on goal by Ume Emmanuel. Jude Sunday sealed the win late on as he connected perfectly with goalkeeper Chijioke Aniagboso’s delightful counter attacking pass to put ball pass the on rushing Italian goalkeeper.
The win takes Nigeria to top of Group B with six point from two games and also secure progression to the next round, why Italy temporarily maintains second place with 3points with Brazil and Dominican Republic tie set to follow.