Having completed second in Group A after a defeat and two wins, the Flying Eagles would within the subsequent week’s quarterfinal, face Group B’s runner-up.
Flying Eagles defender Solomon Agbalaka has reacted after successful a second consecutive man of the match award following Nigeria’s convincing 2-0 win over Mozambique.
The Broad Metropolis FC participant was instrumental for Ladan Bosso’s facet on Saturday, as Nigeria secured their place within the quarterfinal of the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.
Two screamers scored by Samson Lawal and Ibrahim Muhammad within the first half of the ultimate Group A recreation, had been sufficient to offer the report champs their second victory within the competitors.
Agbalaka says Flying Eagles need World Cup ticket
Following the victory on the Suez Canal Stadium in Ismailia, Agbalaka was named Man of the Match for the second time within the marketing campaign – his first coming in Nigeria’s earlier match towards Egypt.
Reacting to the event, the defender revealed that the hope within the staff was to qualify for the semi-finals of the competitors, in order to select up a ticket to the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
“I am glad to be named the Man of the Match for the second time operating. It was a great efficiency and we would have liked to win and qualify for the quarter-finals of the match,” Agbalaka stated after the sport.
“Our goal is to ebook a spot within the semi-finals which can qualify us to the FIFA U-20 World Cup. We performed nicely and scored good targets in the present day so we are going to preserve enhancing within the matches to return.”
Nigeria to play quarterfinal subsequent Friday
Having completed second in Group A after a defeat and two wins, the Flying Eagles would within the subsequent week’s quarterfinal on the Cairo Worldwide Stadium, face Group B’s runner-up.
In the mean time, both of Congo, Uganda, or South Sudan may end within the place, with the Central African Republic, eradicated from the competitors after two matches.
Group B are certain to play their remaining matches on Sunday, with Uganda slugging it out with South Sudan in Ismaila, and Congo taking up the already-eliminated Central African Republic in Cairo.
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