2023 U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Thrash Academy Side 5-0 In Friendly Game
Flying Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday thrashed Paul E Sports Academy 5-0 in a friendly game, as part of preparations for next year’s U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Jonas Emmanuel opened the scoring in the 10th minute while Emmanuel Ekpenyong doubled the lead eight minutes before half time.
Substitute Obiakor Ifeshinachi bagged a brace in 65th and 71st minutes before Badamasi Umar set up Abdurahman Adam to complete the comprehensive victory for the seven-time African champions.
Flying Eagles coach Ladan Bosso and his crew will continue the re-building process as the two-time World Cup runners-up play Capital FC on Friday and Kebbi-Selected team on Saturday.
The U-20 Africa Cup of Nations will take place 18th February – 12th March, 2023 in Egypt.
The top four teams will qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup scheduled to take place in Indonesia 20th May – 11th June next year.
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