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U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles beat Congo 2-1 in friendly
By: Cletus Sunday Ilobanafor
Sun, 12 Feb 2023   ||   Nigeria,

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles rally back to beat Congo 2-1 in a friendly game in Casablanca, Morocco on Sunday night.

Ladan Bosso’s side dominated proceedings in the game but went behind on 21 minutes after Onianhue Salomon scored for the Congolese.

Substitute Emmanuel Uchegbu equalised for the Flying Eagles in the 66th minute with a brilliant solo effort.

Remo Stars midfielder, who was introduced after the break scored the winning goal for the Flying Eagles in the 74th minute after he was set up by Augustine Njoku.

The West Africans will take on Central African Republic in their final friendly ahead of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

The team will depart Egypt for the U-20 AFCON on Friday.


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