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Flying Eagles Beat Scorpion FC, Claim 5th Friendly Win

Flying Eagles Beat Scorpion FC, Claim 5th Friendly Win

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria beat thrashed Scorpion Football Club 4-1 in continuation of their preparation for the WAFU B Zonal qualifiers in Niger Republic, Completesports.com reports.

It is the Flying Eagles’ fifth friendly game after also recording impressive wins in their previous four games.

The Flying Eagles goals were scored by  Hassan Hussaini (23rd minute), Peter Olawale (57th minute), Nasiru Jibril  (60th minute) and Farayola Olawale (81st minute).

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Peter Joseph got Scorpion Football Club’s only goal.

The Flying Eagles are in Group B of the WAFU B Zonal qualifiers alongside Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. 

The WAFU B Zonal qualifiers was originally billed to take place in Togo but will now hold in Niger.

Following increase in cases of coronavirus in Togo, Niger was picked as the new host with the new date to be made public later.

The WAFU B Zonal will serve as the qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania.

By James Agberebi 

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  • GLORY 9 months ago

    The truth and problem is, these guys may end up performing at the world cup, playing the NIGERIAN brand of robust football. But then what happens after that? The greedy self serving agents will come selling these Nigerian talents to all kinds of foreign clubs, all for the sake of monetary gain, and sadly at the detriment of the players who now starts learning all over again, how to play other countries definition/idea of good football thus leaving them playing second fiddle to those country’s indigenous talents. Then over a period, these once talented footballers starts losing that motivation to play football,for they may start struggling with game time while conforming with the new foreign style of play and eventually fizzle out. WHO THEN SUFFERS? The players; Nigeria suffer the loss, our SE suffer the loss, our league suffers etc and WHO GAINS? Those greedy agents and those involved in these syndicacy. So then,until we revamp our league to become very attractive to be able to warrant players preferring to remain here to further their career and also put a clog in the wheel of these self centred abents/ cohorts, we will only continue to shadow chase in celebrating our under age teams.

  • Dr. Drey 9 months ago

    Now this look like an U20 team. The players look so. And they seem to be making progress so far under ladan bosso. I must say kudos to him. I hope the teams they’ve been facing in the friendlies are providing the required and similar test to what they will face at the Qualifying tournament. Things have worked together to ensure they have more preparation time. I suggest they start playing NPFL teams in their friendlies going forward…..most of the players they will play against at the WAFU tournament are already playing for league teams in their various countries.

    • Coache 9 months ago

      You are Right…. But Bosso is a crap like Rohr….. Rohr never exploits the weaknesses of the opponents Nor offers confidence boasting performance. Its all the individual brillance of the players like Moses,Ighalo and Mikel that took us to the last World cup