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‘ We are no pushovers ‘- Flying Eagles Coach says ahead of Argentina game

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Flying Eagles of Nigeria Head Coach Ladan Bosso has said his team will not be pushovers when they face Argentina in the Round of 16 of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

The Nigeria U-20 boys finished as one of the best 3rd placed teams to setup a game vs tournament hosts Argentina in the last-16.

With the South Americans heavily tipped as favourites to win the match on Wednesday May 31, Flying Eagles Head Coach Ladan Bosso has said it will be wrong for anyone to underrate a team at this stage of the tournament.

Bosso declared is charges are ready to give the game same push like their opponents.

He said “This is the World Cup and it is wrong to under-rate any team. We won two of our three matches and had the same number of points in our group as Brazil and Italy. We are no pushovers in this campaign.

“It is going to be an interesting game. We want the quarter-final ticket and the Argentines also want the quarter-final ticket. We will go in there and dig our feet into the ground.” Bosso promised.

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Yusuf Abdullahi: Fast Rising Top Talent Dazzles In Nigeria Flying Eagles Training

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Highly rated Nigeria youngster, Yusuf Abdullahi, has been spotted in training with the Nigeria Under-20 team (Flying Eagles) as the team intensified preparations for football event in the All African Games which will take place in Ghana.

The sensational goal poacher who scored five goals in game in the Nigeria topflight league with Kano Pillars was handed invite by Coach Ladan Bosso upon return from Norway.

Afterwards his heroics, Yusuf Abdullahi, who has been a ‘hot cake’ in the transfer market has been in Norway where to negotiate a potential move to top Norwegian Eliteserien league giants.

Dazzling in the Nigeria Under-20 training Cup for All African Games, Coach Ladan Bosso, has been given thumbs up for his rich scouting network to ensure the best for the Nigeria Flying Eagles team.

The towering youngster, Yusuf Abdullahi, is tipped to bring in something different and outstanding in the Nigeria Flying Eagles team for All African Games with his killer instinct passes and goal scoring prowess.

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Tochukwu Nnadi: Nigeria Flying Eagles Star Relishes U-20 World Cup Experience

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Nigeria Under-20 star, Nnadi Tochukwu, has relished his World Cup experience describing the outing as the best moment of his career.

Joining the Coach Ladan Bosso tutored side for the Under-20 World Cup as one of the invited foreign pros, the Botev Plovdiv midfielder unarguably justified his inclusion with a top performance.

Currently holidaying in Nigeria, the midfielder maestro expressed his delight for the privilege to represent his country.

“Ranks as one of the best moment of career, it was a dream come through and vowed to make the moment and opportunity count”

“Regardless not hitting our target which was the trophy but we had a decent outing and am proud of the whole team”

“Playing for the Flying Eagles is a huge motivation for me, motivation to work hard and aim for a place in the Super Eagles team “

“Everyone’s dream is unique and no dream is too big, it is achievable, it only takes hardwork which am out to put in the work and earn a call up to the Nigeria Senior National team”

The energetic midfielder who plies his trade in Bulgaria with Botev Plovdiv lists as one of the competition revelations as he gave a tip of the iceberg in Argentina.

Nnadi unique style of play makes him stand out and has been tipped as the future of the Nigeria Super Eagles team.

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Flying Eagles defender Ogwuche identifies reason for South Korea loss

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Sweden based Flying Eagles defender Abel Ogwuche in a short message has identified reason Nigeria lost to South Korea to exit the U-20 World Cup.

One of the Flying Eagles players to have featured from start to finish in every game, Ogwuche was key in defence as Nigeria marched to the quater-final of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Against South Korea, Ogwuche and his teammates dominated proceedings for the 120 minutes long game but fell to a rare chance converted by the Taegurk warriors.

In a tweet on his Twitter handle @AbelOgwuche5, the Trellborg of Sweden defender identified reason their 21 shots on goal all failed to hit the target.

He wrote ” It was not our day , but better days coming, We coming back stronger “

The loss ended their World Cup journey which featured stunning performances vs Italy and Argentina.

Ogwuche and few other players had done enough to woo scouts of top European side and who will be on their trail as they leave Argentina.

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