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Flying Eagles To Play South Korea In Quarter-final of U-20 World Cup

Flying Eagles

By Toju Sote

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will play South Korea in the quarter-final of the 2023 U-20 FIFA World Cup.

South Korea beat Ecuador in the round of 16 game on at Thursday, June 1 at the Estadio Unico Madre de Ciudades to set up the quarter-final tie.

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Lee scored the first goal of the game in the 11th minute and Bae made it 2-0 eight minutes later.

Cuerro converted a penalty for Ecuador in the 36th minute to make it 2-1.

Flying Eagles To Play South Korea In Quarter-final of U-20 World Cup 1

SChoi’s finish in the 48th minute gave South Korea a two-goal cushion again before Gonzalo Bacquero scored for the Ecuadorians in the 84th minute.

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The Flying Eagles defeated Argentina 2-0 on Wednesday at the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario.

The quarter-final match will take place on June 4 at Santiago del Estero.

The Flying Eagles have never won the U-20 World Cup but they were runners-up at Saudi ’89 and Holland 2005.

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