Flying Eagles Thrashes Freiburg Youth Team

Flying Eagles won their third training match in Germany when they pipped Freiburg second team 4-1 at Freigburg.

It was their third straight win on training tour of Germany after they thrashed Hoffenheim U23 5-2 and Nurnberg U19 5-0 to total 14 goals for and three against.

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) technical committee chairman, Felix Anyansi-Agwu watched the match and commended the team for their commitment.

Alhassan Ibrahim ‘Muazam’ opened scoring for the Flying Eagles after 13 minutes after he slotted home from inside the box after some good work by left back Mustapha Abdullahi.

The African champions thereafter missed over a dozen chances in the first half.

Friegburg drew level against the run of play in the 70th minute through Adel Daouri.

However, the Flying Eagles finally put on their shooting boots again in the 81st minute when substitute Godwin Saviour shot home from the edge of the box after Mustapha tried to shoot past the goalkeeper.

Flying Eagles Left-Back Mustapha Abdullahi in Action Against Ghana at the African Youth Championship.
Flying Eagles Left-Back Mustapha Abdullahi in Action Against Ghana at the African Youth Championship.

Ifeanyi Matthew made it 3-1 two minutes later when he dashed clear of the defence and the goalkeeper after he was set up by Bulbwa.

Substitute Usman Sale then wrapped up the win in stoppage time when he smashed home from a rebound with virtually his first touch of the game.

NFF

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