15 July 2012

Nigeria/Benin: Flying Eagles Now to Play ABS FC

Youthful Nigeria Premier League side ABS FC of Ilorin have replaced Benin Republic U20 team to test the readiness of the Flying Eagles in a friendly on Sunday.

The U-20 National Team Media Officer made this known on Saturday in Abuja.

Benin Republic pulled out of Sunday's 2013 African Youth Championship warm-up against Nigeria in Lagos following internal wranglings in the country's football federation.

The ABS vs Flying Eagles match will be played at the Ilorin Township Stadium, also on Sunday.

African youth champions Nigeria are preparing for a July 29 Africa Youth Championship first leg qualifier away in Tanzania.

The second leg match will be played in Nigeria on August 11.

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