F/Eagles wallop Zaria Academy, depart for Benin Friday

The Flying Eagles defeated Zaria Academy 3-0 in a friendly game in Abuja on Tuesday in one of their final preparatory match for AFCON U20 which gets underway this weekend in Benin Republc

A top official of the team confirmed to our correspondent that the team will depart Nigeria on Friday for the tournament,

Adewale Oladoye and Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi scored for the Flying Eagles in the first half.

Chisom Orji extended Ladan Bosso’s side lead after the break.

The Flying Eagles are preparing for the WAFU U-20 Cup of Nations in Benin Republic.

The team is expected to depart for the competition on Friday.

They play their opening qualifying match on Sunday afternoon in Porto Novo against Cote d’Ivoire.

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