U-20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles relocate to Buenos Aires for showdown with Brazil
The Nigerian U-20 national team, affectionately known as the Flying Eagles, has completed their relocation from Mendoza to Buenos Aires for their upcoming crucial group stage match, Soccernet.ng reports.
The Flying Eagles’ successful venture in Mendoza saw them clinch victories in their opening two matches of the highly anticipated FIFA U-20 World Cup.
The Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza provided an exhilarating backdrop for Nigeria’s impressive performances.
In their inaugural match, the Flying Eagles soared to a 2-1 triumph over the Dominican Republic.
They continued their dominance in their subsequent outing, securing a resolute 2-0 win against Italy, courtesy of goals masterfully crafted by Salem Fago and Jude Sunday.
The resounding victories earned Nigeria an unassailable six points, guaranteeing their advancement to the knockout stage of the tournament.
Now, the Flying Eagles are preparing to face five-time winners Brazil in their final group encounter. The highly anticipated match will take place at the renowned Estadio Unico Diego Maradona in La Plata.
If Nigeria manage to avoid defeat against the Brazilians, they will clinch the coveted top spot in Group D.
The Flying Eagles are eagerly looking forward to the challenge and are determined to continue their scintillating run in the U-20 World Cup.