Flying Eagles Held by Freiburg in a 6 Goals thriller

by on May 1, 2019

Nigeria under 20 team, the Flying Eagles held Freiburg U19 side to a 3-3 draw in their first test game in Ingolstadt, Germany on Tuesday ahead of the 2019 U20 World Cup in Poland.

The Flying Eagles trailed 2-1 at the break and were minutes away from losing the game before Jerome Akor scored the equalising goal.

Tom Dele-Bashiru and Henry Offia scored the other goals for Nigeria in the encounter.

The likes of Olawale Oremade, Valentine Ozornwafor, Solomon Ogberahwe and Hamdi Akujobi all featured for the Flying Eagles in the game.

Paul Aigbogun’s charges are expected to play more test games before the start of the World Cup next month.

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Nigeria will look to win her first U-20 World Cup in Poland after securing second position twice in the past.


The West Africans have been drawn in the same group along with Qatar, USA and Ukraine for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

The tournament is billed to hold from May 23 to June 15 2019.

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