Nigeria’s U20 males’s facet, the Flying Eagles, have obtained a tricky draw for the U20 FIFA World Cup billed to carry in Argentina from Could twentieth until June eleventh, with the Ladan Bosso-tutored band positioned in a possible group of loss of life.
Nigeria completed in third place on the U20 AFCON in Egypt in March after blowing cold and hot on the match. The boys will now face the trio of CONMEBOL champions and giants Brazil, European giants Italy and newcomers Dominican Republic after the quartet have been drawn collectively in Group D.
African champions Senegal obtained a comparatively simpler draw, with Japan, Israel and Colombia drawn alongside them in Group C. AFCON runners-up The Gambia are in Group F alongside France, Korea and Honduras. The final African flagbearers, Tunisia, additionally obtained a tricky draw after they have been pitted towards Uruguay, England and Iraq in Group E.
Awarded the internet hosting rights for the match after diplomatic points with the previous hosts Indonesia, Argentina will face Uzbekistan, Guatemala and New Zealand in a comparatively simple Group A. Group B has the USA, Ecuador, Fiji and Slovakia.
Flying Eagles coach Ladan Bosso has already prolonged invites to 39 gamers for the match, an excellent chunk of whom weren’t on the AFCON in Egypt. With the match solely a month away, it stays to be seen how the Flying Eagles would fare towards their group stage opponents.