U-20 AFCON: Confident Flying Eagles ready to conquer Africa again

Nigeria’s U-20 side, the Flying Eagles left for Morocco on Thursday night with high hopes of claiming an eighth African title.

Ladan Bosso’s side will spend a few days in Morocco for the final stage of their preparations for the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

The 2023 U-20 AFCON will start in Egypt next weekend and run till March 11 across three cities: Cairo, Ismailia and Alexandria.

The Flying Eagles are the most successful side in the history of the competition with seven titles.

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Much is expected from the West Africans after their exploits at the WAFU B U-20 Championship last May where they emerged winners after strolling past neighbours, Benin Republic 3-0 in the final.

Talented forward, Adams Olamilekan is confident they will return home with the trophy.

“We have a strong team and have what it takes to beat the other teams in Egypt,” the Remo Stars player told LEAKBLAST

“We will take it game by game and I believe the quality in our team will see us through,” he said.

Olamilekan’s view was corroborated by goalkeeper, Nathaniel Nwosu.

“We are going to Egypt to conquer Africa again,” he stated.

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