The long-standing football rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria takes a new turn as they clash in the under-20 Africa Cup of Nations at Seyni Kounche Stadium in Niger. Amajita are eager to defy the odds by beating the Flying Eagles, who top Group A after beating Burundi in their first match.
Afcon U-20 - South Africa, Flying Eagles Brace Up for Battle Royale
Leadership, 5 February 2019
South Africa U-20 male national team head coach, Thabo Senong is bracing for a tactical battle against old Nigeria's Flying Eagles as both sides seek to take a step closer to the… Read more »
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Amuneke Warns Flying Eagles Against South Africa
Vanguard, 4 February 2019
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has hailed the Flying Eagles winning start at the U20 AFCON in Niger, but at the same time warned the Nigeria U20s have to be at their best against South… Read more »
Niger 2019 - Flying Eagles Just One Win Away From World Cup Ticket
This Day, 4 February 2019
Following their 2-0 defeat of Burundi on Saturday and an earlier 1-1 draw of Niger Republic and South Africa, Nigeria will automatically move to the semi finals of CAF U-20 Nations… Read more »
Nigeria Wary of Ambitious South Africa As World Cup Ticket Beckons
Guardian, 5 February 2019
Nigeria will go into today's Group A second game at the on-going African U-20 Nations Cup with the knowledge that a victory over South Africa will take them to the semifinals of… Read more »
U-20 Afcon - Nigeria's Flying Eagles Start On Winning Note
Premium Times, 2 February 2019
The Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, on Saturday started their campaign at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations on a winning note. They thumped Burundi 2-0. Read more »
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