2023 U-20 W/Cup: Flying Eagles Land In Mendoza Ahead Dominican Republic Clash

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles arrived in the city of Mendoza on Wednesday evening, four days before their opening match of the FIFA U20 World Cup finals against the Dominican Republic.

The team led by Head Coach, Ladan Bosso touched down at Aero Puerto International Airport, Mendoza and was received by NFF’s Head of International Competitions, Dayo Enebi Achor and officials of the Local Organizing Committee of the championship.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the team’s arrival on their official Twitter handle on Thursday.

“After a 10 day training camp in Buenos Aires, the 🇳🇬Flying Eagles have arrived Mendoza, venue of their first two group stage matches of the 2023 #FIFAU20WC,” reads the tweet.

Flying Eagles set up a pre-World Cup training camp in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, where they defeat an Argentine second-division team, Almirante and also sharing 3-3 spoil draw with fellow World Cup finalists Colombia in friendlies.

Nigeria, who will be making their 13th appearance at the FIFA U20 World Cup finals, open their World Cup campaign in Group D against Dominican Republic on 21st May, before playin Italy and Brazil in the group phase.

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