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    Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria defeated Nurnberg’s U-23 side 5-0 to continue their impressive form ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Taiwo Awoniyi can’t stop scoring as his goals gave the team a 2-0 lead. The striker has now bagged five goals in two games after his hat-trick against Hoffeinheim in their first match helped his side to a 5-2 [...]

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    Iheanacho, Success make Flying Eagles World Cup list

Iheanacho, Success make Flying Eagles World Cup list

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, is in coach Manu Garba’s 21-man list of players who will wear the nation’s colours at this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup finals in New Zealand. The 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup MVP is joined by skipper Musa Muhammed and fans’ favourite Taiwo Awoniyi in the squad. Garba has also included Spain-based Success Isaac, Enyimba’s midfielder Kingsley [...]

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    Flying Eagles to sign code of conduct

Flying Eagles to sign code of conduct

Members of the Flying Eagles that will represent the country at the FIFA U-20 World Cup will sign a code of conduct before the commencement of the championship, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed. The team, who are currently training in Germany for the World Cup kicking off in New Zealand on May 30 and the Super Falcons going for [...]

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    Flying Eagles were 30% short against Hoffenheim, says coach

Flying Eagles were 30% short against Hoffenheim, says coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is not entirely carried away with the 5-2 win over Hoffenheim U-23 side pointing out defensive frailty in his team. The African champions won their first build-up match on Tuesday ahead the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which starts on May 30 in New Zealand. But Garba was not 100 percent satisfied with his team. “It was a good [...]

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    Flying Eagles fly past Hoffenheim in tune-up match

Flying Eagles fly past Hoffenheim in tune-up match

Flying Eagles defeated Hoffenheim's U-23 team 5-2 in their first friendly match in preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Youth Championship. Two first half goals from Saviour Godwin and Chidera Ezeh and a second half hat-trick from Taiwo Awoniyi condemned the Bundesliga side’s feeder team to defeat in front of their fans. Godwin put Nigeria U-20 side ahead only for them to [...]

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    We have a good selection headache, says Flying Eagles coach

We have a good selection headache, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is facing a selection headache with just a week left before submitting a final list of 21 players for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Thirty players are jostling, in Germany, for a place in the final list which is expected to be submitted to FIFA on May 15. And Garba has two friendly games [...]

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    Bundesliga challenge for Flying Eagles

Bundesliga challenge for Flying Eagles

The Flying Eagles will play three matches against the U-23 teams of German Bundesliga sides   Hoffenheim, Nurnberg and Freiburg as they prepare for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Manu Garba-tutored team will tackle Hoffenheim on May 12 in Hoffenheim and three days later face Nurnberg at their training ground in Sudwest Park in Nurnberg. The coaching [...]

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    Flying Eagles coach names 30 for camping in Germany

Flying Eagles coach names 30 for camping in Germany

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, will work with 30 players for the training camp in Germany as the team prepares for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. A total of 25 players will leave for Germany on Saturday while the remaining five based abroad will join the team there. A final list of 21 players is expected to be submitted [...]

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    Kelechi’s return good news for Flying Eagles, says coach

Kelechi’s return good news for Flying Eagles, says coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is excited with the return to fitness of star player Kelechi Iheanacho ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Iheanacho, who has been on the sideline after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury, made a goalscoring return in his club Manchester City’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea in the FA Youth Cup over [...]

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    Mohammed must apologise to Siasia, says Ugbade

Mohammed must apologise to Siasia, says Ugbade

Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, has ordered Musa Mohammed to apologise to Dream Team coach Samson Siasia for his “unacceptable” behaviour. Mohammed, the Flying Eagles captain, left the camp of the national U-23 team – which he was seconded to with four of his colleagues – before their All-Africa Games qualifier against Zambia. And Ugbade, his coach in the U-21 [...]

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    Awoniyi: I just want to keep doing my best

Awoniyi: I just want to keep doing my best

Two-goal hero for Nigeria against Zambia in the All-Africa Games qualifier in Lusaka, Taiwo Awoniyi, is not carried away with all the attention he’s getting at the moment. Awoniyi, who was drafted to the U-23 team from the Flying Eagles, became an instant hero after his goals earned the Dream Team a ticket to Congo-Brazzaville for the AAG. But the 17-year-old striker [...]

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    NFF release Flying Eagles squad

NFF release Flying Eagles squad

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have released the list of the 35-man squad of the junior national team, the Flying Eagles, in preparation for the World Youth Championships in New Zealand. The NFF released the provisional list of 35 players submitted to FIFA ahead of the tournament which begins in May 30 with the hosts taking on Ukraine at Auckland’s [...]

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    Ugbade expects a better Flying Eagles in New Zealand

Ugbade expects a better Flying Eagles in New Zealand

Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, expects a better U-20 national team in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Nigeria won the Africa Youth Championship in Senegal and are already grouped alongside Brazil, Hungary and North Korea for the World Cup. The team would commence preparation for the competition with a camp in Abuja on April 7, and Ugbade [...]

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    Flying Eagles captain rewarded with house gift

Flying Eagles captain rewarded with house gift

Flying Eagles captain, Musa Muhammed, is now a landlord at the Amana Estate in Kano. Muhammed and teammate Zaharadeen Bello received keys to the houses from Rabiu Kwankwaso, the governor of Kano state, who fulfilled the promise made to the duo when they won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2013 with the Golden Eaglets. Muhammed, who captained the team to triumph [...]

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    Bernard Bulbwa describes wonder strike against Senegal

Bernard Bulbwa describes wonder strike against Senegal

Flying Eagles forward, Bernard Bulbwa, has described how he was able to score the stunning strike that condemned the host Senegal to a 1-0 defeat in the final of the Africa Youth Championship on Sunday. Bulbwa’s volley on the turn after a flick control saw the Flying Eagles claim a record 7th AYC title in the keenly contested match at the [...]

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    Brazil doesn’t bother me at all, says Flying Eagles coach

Brazil doesn’t bother me at all, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is not losing sleep over the prospect of meeting five-time FIFA U-20 World Cup champions Brazil in New Zealand. Nigeria will play in Group E with Brazil, Hungary and North Korea after winning the just concluded Africa Youth Championship in Senegal. But Garba is ready to face any team in the May 30 to June 20 competition [...]

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