Head Coach of the Flying Eagles Isa Ladan Boss will lead the team to Niamey the capital of Niger Republic for this year’s WAFU B U20 Championship.
The team will fly into Niamey on Thursday for the Championship which is holding from 7th-21st of May.
30 players, six back room staffs and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation will be airborne Today.
The Flying Eagles will slug it out with Ghana’s Black Satellites and the Young Etalons of Burkina Faso in Group B,while hosts Niger Republic, Benin Republic, Togo and Cote d’Ivoire will battle in Group A.
The Flying Eagles will kick off the campaign against Ghana on Sunday, 8th May, before they take on Burkina Faso three days later.
Both matches hold at the General Seyni Kountche Stadium in Niamey.
Two teams will sail into the semi-finals from each group, with the two finalists qualifying to represent the WAFU B zone at the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) April 26, 2022
Egypt will host the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations while Indonesia will host the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup finals. All four semi finalists from the tournament in Egypt will qualify to represent Africa in Indonesia.
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