Nigeria’s U-20 National team, Flying Eagles on Wednesday defeated hosts nation, Argentina 2-0 to qualify for quarter-final of the on-going U-20 FIFA World Cup.
The flying Eagles qualified as the best losers in group D to book a round of 16 clash against Host Argentina whom they’ve knocked out to book a qualified tie against the visitors.
After a long stretch of battle at a well packed Estadio San Juan Del Bicentenario stadium full of the hosts’ nation fans, Ibrahim Muhammad got the breakthrough for the Coach Ladan Bosso led side as he tapped in defense splitting pass from Emmanuel in the 61st minute.
Nigeria sealed up their place in the last eight stage when Haliru Sarki scored an header in the added time to take the match out of the reach of the six-time champions.
The team will now square up against South Korea or Ecuador in the quarter final of the competition of the competition on Sunday.