Flying Eagles Duo Success, Matthew Skip Tuesday’s Session

Nigeria Under-20 international striker, Isaac Success, and midfielder, Ifeanyi Matthew, sat out of training on Tuesday owing to fitness concerns.

Granada FC striker Success, scorer of Nigeria’s equaliser against Brazil- the West Africans’ first ever goal against the South Americans- complained of tightness on his hamstring and Matthew picked up a left foot injury during the Game on Monday morning.

The Flying Eagles suffered a 2-4 defeat at the hands of the five-time champions in their opening game of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Isaac Success Scores Flying Eagles Equaliser against Brazil at the Taranaki Stadium. Image: Fifa via Getty.
Isaac Success Scores Flying Eagles Equaliser against Brazil at the Taranaki Stadium. Image: Fifa via Getty.

The African champions will face Korea DPR in their penultimate group match on Thursday morning aiming to get their campaign back on track.

The team will have their final training for the Korea match on Wednesday morning.

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