Wasteful Flying Eagles Held By Katsina United In High Profile Friendly Game


The winning run of the Nigeria U20 team recently assembled by coach Paul Aigbogun was brought to an end by Nigeria Professional Football League side Katsina United in a friendly game which ended 0-0.


Flying Eagles as the U20 team of Nigeria are known and called have won their last four friendly games convincingly but struggled to break down a resolute Katsina United team.

Coach Aigbogun unleashed what looked like his preferred starting line up for now with the highly rated Peter Eneji starting up front alongside another star of the team in Alhassan Ibrahim of Kano Pillars.

Eneji thrice came close to giving Flying Eagles the lead with one of his efforts coming off the bar minutes before the half time break as Flying Eagles dominated their host.

Top striker of the Nigerian team Jerome Akor who has been scoring for fun came alive in the second half same as winger Ibrahim Babawo however it was Akor who almost stole a win for the Flying Eagles but his effort was cleared off the line few minutes before full time.

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Usman Shehu