Flying Eagles defeat academy side to claim third win in friendly game
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria thrashed Horvel Prime Academy 4-0 in a friendly game in Abuja on Thursday.
The friendly is part of preparations for the Flying Eagles ahead of the WAFU B Zonal qualifiers in Lome, Togo.
It is the team’s third friendly game after also recording impressive wins in their previous two games.
Nasiru Jubril put the Flying Eagles 1-0 up in one minute of first half added time while Imoh Obot doubled their lead on 57 minutes.
In the 65th minute the Eagles went 3-0 up following an own goal by a
player of Horvel Prime Academy before Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi added the fourth with three minutes left.
Meanwhile, the WAFU B Zonal qualifiers have been postponed till a later date due to increase cases of coronavirus in Togo.
This was announced on Thursday by the Togolese Football Federation (FTF) in a communique published on their Twitter handle.
The WAFU B Zonal which will be the qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania,
was originally scheduled for November 18 to December 2.
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