Flying Eagles Beat Mozambique To Book Nations Cup Second Round Place



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Flying Eagles recorded a 2-0 win over Mozambique to qualify for the second round of the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Ladan Bosso-led team lost their first game of the competition to Senegal 1-0, before winning 1-0 against Egypt.

Samson Lawal and Ibrahim Muhammad first half goals was enough to secure a second round place.

Lawal opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with a volley which sailed into the top corner.

Muhammad doubled the advantage with a rocket from outside the box with four minutes to the end of the first half.

In the other Group A match, Senegal spanked Egypt 4-0 to confirm their second round place in style.

The Flying Eagles will battle the third-placed team in Group B in the quarter-finals of the competition.

The top four team will qualify for the U-20 FIFA World Cup in Indonesia.


Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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