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Nigeria 4 – 0 Qatar (Players Ratings) – Premium Times
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Nigeria 4 – 0 Qatar (Players Ratings) – Premium Times

In her 12th appearance, the Nigeria U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles, got off to their second best start ever in an opening match at a FIFA U-20 World Cup. The best start the nation had made before Friday’s opener against Qatar was against Guatemala in 2011 when the Flying Eagles romped to a 5-0…

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Nigeria vs Qatar: Flying Eagles open U-20 World Cup campaign with big win – Daily Post Nigeria
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Nigeria vs Qatar: Flying Eagles open U-20 World Cup campaign with big win – Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria thrashed Qatar 4-0 in their opening game at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. Maxwell Effiom, Henry Offia, Tom Dele-Bashiru and Aliu Salawudeen all scored as the Flying Eagles won convincingly at the Stadion Miejski w Tychach, Tychy. The win takes Nigeria up to the top of Group D with three points.…

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Nigeria vs Qatar: All you need to know, TV schedule, match details – Daily Post Nigeria
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Nigeria vs Qatar: All you need to know, TV schedule, match details – Daily Post Nigeria

The Flying Eagles will play their first fixture in this year’s U-20 FIFA World Cup on Friday. They qualified for the tournament thanks to their fourth-place finish at the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations, staged in Niger Republic in February. Paul Aigbogun’s men are in action in Poland against Qatar. Nigeria will be hoping to…

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FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria Beats Qatar 4-0 – Channels Television

Nigeria delivered a bold statement of intent with a 4-0 thumping of Qatar in their Group D curtain-raiser at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019.The Flying Eagles, runners-up to a Joao Pinto-propelled Portugal in 1989 and a Lionel Messi-inspired Argentina in 2005, soared 2-0 up inside 25 minutes – and both goals were indebted…

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Nigeria Vs Qatar (LIVE UPDATES): Flying Eagles kickoff campaign at FIFA U-20 World Cup – Premium Times
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Nigeria Vs Qatar (LIVE UPDATES): Flying Eagles kickoff campaign at FIFA U-20 World Cup – Premium Times

The Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, are set for their opening game at the 22nd edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup. The coach Paul Aigbogun tutored side are up against their Qatari counterparts and this is their 12th appearance in the Cadet World Cup. Before heading to Poland for the World Cup, the…

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Nigeria: Obafemi Martins Tells Eagles How to Win Egypt 2019 Nations Cup – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Obafemi Martins Tells Eagles How to Win Egypt 2019 Nations Cup – AllAfrica.com

Photo: @thenff/Twitter The Super Eagles 25-Man Afcon 2019 provisional squad. By Alex MonyeFormer Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins believes Nigeria can win next month’s African Nations Cup if the team drew from Nigeria’s past experience in the North Africa country. Martins was Nigeria’s top striker when the Super Eagles won the bronze medal at the…

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REVEALED – Nigeria vs Qatar: Kick off time & Possible Line up – Brila
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REVEALED – Nigeria vs Qatar: Kick off time & Possible Line up – Brila

The Nigeria Flying Eagles will later today play their first game at the U20 World Youth Championship in Poland against Qatar and we are taking a look at how the boys of coach Paul Aigbogun will line up in the game. The coach will likely stick to the 4-4-2 formation as against the 4-3-3 used…

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EXTRA TIME: Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel flaunts trophy cabinet – Goal.com
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EXTRA TIME: Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel flaunts trophy cabinet – Goal.com

The 32-year-old is hungry for more silverware with the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in sight Nigeria international John Obi Mikel shared the space in his trophy cabinet as he eyes his second Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. The former Chelsea star has enjoyed an illustrious career, winning various titles and individual awards,…

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FIFA U20 World Cup: Five top Nigeria players to watch in Poland – – Premium Times
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FIFA U20 World Cup: Five top Nigeria players to watch in Poland – – Premium Times

The 22nd edition of the FIFA U20 World Cup is already underway in Poland. The Flying Eagles will be starting their campaign on Friday against their counterparts from Qatar. While Coach Paul Aigbogun is confident he has selected the best 21 players to fly Nigeria’s flag at this year’s Cadet World Cup, PREMIUM TIMES picks…

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INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach – Premium Times
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INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach – Premium Times

While Africa holds the aces as far as the FIFA U-17 World Cup is concerned with seven titles, (five of which was won by Nigeria), the same cannot be said at the next level, the U-20. At the Cadet World Cup, Africa can only boast of one title won by Ghana in 2009. As the…

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Qatar vs Nigeria: Team News, Time, Where To Watch Match – Concise News
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Qatar vs Nigeria: Team News, Time, Where To Watch Match – Concise News

Flying Eagles Squad To Poland 2019 Mocked On Public Network (Image Source: NFF Twitter)Nigeria will start their campaign at the 2019 U20 Fifa World Cup vs Qatar on Friday in Poland with the team expecting a win. Concise News understands that this will be Flying Eagles‘ 12th appearance as they placed fourth at the Africa…

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INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach – Premium Times
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INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach – Premium Times

While Africa holds the aces as far as the FIFA U-17 World Cup is concerned with seven titles, (five of which was won by Nigeria), the same cannot be said at the next level, the U-20. At the Cadet World Cup, Africa can only boast of one title won by Ghana in 2009. As the…

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Nigeria 5-1 Burkina Faso: Uchenna Kanu’s hat-trick gets Super Falcons off to flying start – Goal.com
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Nigeria 5-1 Burkina Faso: Uchenna Kanu’s hat-trick gets Super Falcons off to flying start – Goal.com

Thomas Dennerby’s ladies kicked off their outing on a good note with the 21-year-old’s treble on Thursday Uchenna Kanu struck a hat-trick as Nigeria got their Wafu Women’s Cup outing off to a flying start with a 5-1 win over 10-player Burkina Faso in Abidjan on Thursday. After failing to clinch the title last year, the…

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Nigeria 15-0 Niger! Falcons set New Goal Record, Cruise into WAFU Cup Semis – Brila
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Nigeria 15-0 Niger! Falcons set New Goal Record, Cruise into WAFU Cup Semis – Brila

Nigeria’s Super Falcons trounced Niger 15-0 to progress, with ease, into the WAFU Women’s Cup semi-final and in the process eclipsed their previous biggest win. At the interval the scoreline stood at 9-0; the team’s previous biggest win, when they beat Sierra Leone some 25 years ago. Six more goals in the second half and…

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Nigeria: Coach Gernot Rohr, Paul Aigbogun and the Chukwueze Riddle – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Coach Gernot Rohr, Paul Aigbogun and the Chukwueze Riddle – AllAfrica.com

By Oluwashina OkelejiThe 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup kicks off on the 25th of May in Poland, with Nigeria making a return to the competition having missed out two years ago in South Korea. However, the preparations of the Flying Eagles – as the Nigerian team is known at this age group – have been…

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