Flying Eagles To Test Their Mettle Against NPFL Outfits After Bulldozing Academy Clubs
The ambitious Flying Eagles of Nigeria, who made mince meat of Roma Academy with a 2:0 spanking this week, will next week take on NPFL clubs Nasarawa United, Wikki Tourists and Niger Tornadoes, reports Afrofooty.
Their latest victory brings the tally to five wins in five tune-up games since the camp opens a few weeks ago.
Hard working captain Ibrahim Yahaya and bullish striker Ayuba Francis were the goals scorers in the latest execution.
However, facing NPFL clubs will be a whole different proposition as these ambitious youngsters who will be eager to prove that they can mix it up with the big boys. The outcomes of those games will also serve as a barometer of the team's preparedness for the task at hand.
The U20s will break for Christmas and New Year holidays December 22 and resume January 4.
The U20 AFCON will be played in Egypt between February 18 and March 12, 2023, with the four top teams advancing to the U20 FIFA World Cup in Indonesia.