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2023 U-20 W/Cup: Flying Eagles Beat Italy 2-0 To Reach Round Of 16

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles defeated Italy 2-0 in their second Group D game at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina on Wednesday.

The win means the Flying Eagles progress into the round of 16 with a game to spare.

Second half goals from Salim Fago and Jude Sunday made it back-to-back wins for Ladan Bosso-led side who pipped Dominican Republic 2-2 in their opening game.

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They will end their group stage campaign against Brazil on Saturday, May 27.

After a tight first half, the Flying Eagles opened the scoring against Italy thanks to a header by Fago.

In the 95th minute Sunday the made sure of the three points by getting the second goal for the Nigerians.

The team had a scare in the 37th minute after VAR check for possible handball which was eventually waved off.

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Meanwhile, Group B’s other game would see Brazil take on Dominican Republic later on Wednesday.

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