International Dream Cup: Future Eagles finish third, return to Nigeria on Tuesday

International Dream Cup: Future Eagles finish third, return to Nigeria on Tuesday

Nigeria’s U15 future Eagles on Sunday lost their final game of the 2019 International Dream Cup to their European counterparts Romania 2-1 at the Yurtec Stadium in Miyagi.

The game which was played on Sunday morning saw the Future Eagles bag a second consecutive defeat at the U16 tournament in Japan.


 

Nigeria started the tournament with a 3-1 win over Mexico on 12th June, but lost against the host country Japan on 14th June and against Romania on the last day of the tournament on 16th June.

Future Eagles head coach, Haruna Ilerika made two changes into the line-up against Mexico.

 

Suleiman Lawal started his first game of the tournament with the team captain, Oluwatobi Adeleke rested, while Ejiofor Chidera started ahead of Damilola Adeyeye.

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