Daily Trust (Abuja)

20 January 2013

Nigeria/Algeria: Algeria 2013 - Flying Eagles Move Training Camp to Nanka

Nigeria's Flying Eagles will train for two weeks in Nanka, Anambra State, as part of their preparation for the Africa Youth Championship in Oran, Algeria.

The Spokesperson of the team, Samm Audu said the African champions will begin the training camp from January 24 and round up on February 9.

The team have been training in Abuja since the beginning of this year.

According to team's secretary Aliyu Auwal, the Nigeria U20s are also expected to take on their Benin counterparts in another warm-up game on February 16.

The match will be played in Nigeria.

Both teams played out a 1-1 draw in another friendly game in Cotonou last year.

Benin have also qualified for the 2013 AYC and are drawn with hosts Algeria, Ghana and Egypt.

Preparations

The Flying Eagles have thus far played test games against several top Nigeria Premier League clubs.

They drew 1-1 with Kaduna United and lost 1-0 to Wikki Tourists in Bauchi at the weekend.

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