The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have become the second African country to qualify for the 2023 FIFA Under 20 World Cup, following their impressive 1-0 victory over Uganda Under 20 National team in the quarter final of the ongoing Under 20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Thursday.
Nigeria Under 20 National team have been one of the best teams in the ongoing competition, and they have been able to win 3 of their four matches.
After losing their first game of the tournament against Senegal Under 20 National team, the Flying Eagles defeated Egypt and Uganda Under 20 National teams to finish at the second spot of their group table to book their spot in the quarter final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria head coach made few changes to the team that defeated Uganda Under 20 National team in their last game and they were able to impress again, as they defeated them with a lone goal.
A first half goal from Ibrahim Juma gave the Flying Eagles of Nigeria a comfortable 1-0 victory over Uganda Under 20 National team.
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have now become the second African country to book their spot in the upcoming FIFA Under 20 World Cup, and they have also progressed to the semi final of the competition.
Prior to Nigeria's game against Uganda Under 20 National team, Senegal Under 20 National team defeated Benin Republic Under 20 National team 1-0 to become the first African country to qualify for the upcoming FIFA Under 20 World Cup, and the victory over Uganda has helped Nigeria to become the second African country to qualify for the upcoming Under 20 World Cup.
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