Flying Eagles defeat Uganda to secure U-20 AFCON semis and World Cup tickets

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Flying Eagles Defeat Uganda To Secure U-20 AFCON Semis And World Cup Tickets

The Nigerian U-20 football team the Flying Eagles defeated Uganda 1-0 in the quarter-final of the U-20 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

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The Flying Eagles beat Uganda 1-0 on Thursday March 2 at the Suez Canal Stadium.

Ibrahim Juma’s own goal in the 30th minute gave Nigeria the win.

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With the victory the Flying Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

The Flying Eagles will face the winners of the game between Gambia and South Sudan in the semi-final on March 7 at the Cairo international Stadium.

Having qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the thirteenth time, the Flying Eagles will take part in the 2023 edition set to be hosted by Indonesia from May 20 to June 11.

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