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Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Utin insists the side have what it takes to beat Senegal in today’s Round of 16 encounter at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland.

Wahidi Akanni: Flying Eagles performance unimpressive

Ex-international Wahidi Akanni on Tuesday said that the performance of the U-20 Flying Eagles at the ongoing World Cup in Poland was not impressive.
Senegal made it two wins from two at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 with a victory against Colombia at the Lublin Stadium on Sunday, cementing a slot in the tournament's knockout stages.

U20WC: Senegal stay perfect in Group A

Senegal made it two wins from two at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 with a 2-0 victory against Colombia at the Lublin Stadium yesterday.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.

U20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles thrash Qatar in Poland

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.
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Barcelona line up Samuel Chukwueze as Phillipe Coutinho replacement

Spanish giants Barcelona are looking to sign Samuel Chukwueze from Villarreal as replacement for their underperforming Brazilian star Phillipe Coutinho.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

Emmanuel Olisadebe: Super Eagles need Mikel Obi back for AFCON

Former Polish striker Emmanuel Olisadebe has backed captain Mikel Obi to reclaim his place in the Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Bournemouth ‎midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has left the Flying Eagles camp in Germany for England for Sunday’s Premier league final round of matches.

Bournemouth midfielder leaves Flying Eagles camp ahead of last EPL match

Bournemouth ‎midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has left the Flying Eagles camp in Germany for England for Sunday’s Premier league final round of matches.
Nigeria U-20 team had to come from behind twice to pull a 3-3 draw with the U-23 team of German Bundesliga side Freiburg in their first warm up game in Germany.

Flying Eagles to face Saudi Arabia in friendly May 5

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will take on Saudi Arabia in a friendly encounter on May 5 ahead of their participation at the 2019 U20 FIFA World Cup.
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Samuel Chukwueze yet to confirm availability for 2019 U-20 World Cup appearance

Samuel Chukwueze is yet to make a decision on whether or not to represent Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland this May.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to leave for Germany

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Flying Eagles will today depart for Germany for the final part of their preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup slated for Poland from May 23 to June 15.

Mikel Obi: How naughty I was at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has admitted he used to be a naughty chap during his early days at Chelsea under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 WC: Fans to pay N1,900, N3,800 to watch Flying Eagles in Poland

Fans of the U-20 National Team wishing to watch the team in the preliminary stage of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup finals holding in Poland, will have to pay 20 Poland złoty about (N1,900), according to Federation of International Football who have announced the sale of match tickets.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Paul Aigbogun: We cannot look for a draw against Niger

Nigeria coach Paul Aigbogun has warned his team against looking for a draw against hosts Niger in their next Africa U-20 Cup of Nations match.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino gives thumbs up during a press conference at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 13, 2018, two days before the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia. - AFP PHOTO - Jewel SAMAD

FIFA: Amaju Pinnick is only recognised NFF chairman

The controversy surrounding the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was put to rest on Friday afternoon in Moscow as FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, maintained that Amaju Melvin Pinnick, remained the elected President of the federation.

Aberdeen moss Derek McInnes hails Chidiebere Nwakali’s performance in friendly

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has expressed satisfaction with Nigerian midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali’s performance in training since joining the Scottish Premier league club on loan from Manchester City.

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