Nigeria’s Flying Eagles defeated TSG 1899 Hoffenheim U-23 side 5-2 in a friendly game in preparation for the forthcoming FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand, according to Thenff.com.
Taiwo Awoniyi who came on as a substitute grabbed a hat-trick while the duo of Godwin Saviour and Chiderah Eze were also on target for the Nigerian side..
The coach Manu Garba led side are expected to play more warm-up games before heading for New Zealand.
Nigeria are in group E along with five-time U-20 champions Brazil, Hungary and North Korea.
The Flying Eagles will start their campaign against Brazil on June 1