Flying Eagles to Face Lesotho in AYC Qualifier

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have been pitted against Lesotho in the third and final qualifying round of the African Youth Championship (AYC) qualifiers.

The 6-time champions now face Lesotho in August, after the Southern African nation eliminated Angola.

Lesotho beat hosts Angola 1-0 on Sunday, in the wake of a previous 3-1 win a fortnight ago, to complete a 4-1 aggregate victory.

Nigeria's Flying Eagles Will Play Lesotho in the Third Round of AYC Qualifiers.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles Will Play Lesotho in the Third Round of AYC Qualifiers.

The Eagles sealed a 4-1 aggregate win over Tanzania on Saturday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Nigeria hosts the first leg of the third round qualifier on August 16, while the return leg comes up a fortnight later.

The overall winner moves into the group stage of the 2015 AYC, to be hosted by Senegal in March.

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