Flying Eagles defeat academy side to claim third win in friendly game

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.

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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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