Jerome Akor, Jesse Akila, Nur Muhammed On Target As Flying Eagles Thrash Utaka Academy 4-0


The Nigeria national Under -20 team stepped up their preparations ahead of the start of the qualifiers for the next African Youth Championship with a 4-0 thrashing of Utaka Academy in Minna.


The impressive and lively Ibrahim Babawo who was playing at the home ground of his team Niger Tornadoes opened scoring for the Flying Eagles with a smart finish.

Power playing striker Jerome Akor doubled the lead for the boys of Paul Aigbogun before El-Kanemi kid wonder Muhammed Nur increased their lead as Utaka Academy struggled to cope.

Want away MFM FC of Lagos forward Jesse Akila scored the fourth goal to round up a comprehensive win in what was a dominant display by the Nigerian team.

They will return back to Abuja to continue their training, and they are expected to play another friendly game some time around next week, reliably gathered.

Already they have played a high profile two legged friendly game against their Egyptian counterparts with the first ending in a 0-0 draw while the young pharaohs edged the second game 2-1.

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