Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun will focus on art of goal-scoring as the team confront two German clubs and an Austrian side in subsequent friendlies ahead of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland that starts on May 23, reports Completesports.com.
According to a statement issued by the communication department of the NFF, Paul Aigbogun’s side will face German clubs, TSG Hoffenheim and Leipzig, as well as Austrian club, Red Bull Salzburg, before heading to the Polish city of Tychy where they will play Qatar on 24th May in their first match of the competition.
Meanwhile, Aigbogun stated that his team learnt some vital lessons in their 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia in a friendly in Vienna, Austria on Sunday.
“We were unlucky to have lost against the Saudis,” Aigbogun told thenff.com.
“We created a lot of chances but failed to put them away.
“Our focus will shift to conversion of opportunities because we want to make an impact at the FIFA World Cup.
“There are a few other areas that myself and my assistants noticed and we will work hard at these when we get back to our training camp in Germany.”
The seven-time African champions and two-time FIFA World Cup runners-up have headed back to their base in Bad Goegging Munich, Germany to continue preparation for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Nigeria will start their campaign in the biennial tournament in Group D along with Qatar, Ukraine and the United States.
By Johnny Edward