The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have advanced to the knock out stage of the FIFA U20 World cup holding in Poland after holding group leader, Ukraine to a 1-1 draw.
They had to rally back in the second half after going down to a 30-minutes strike before restoring parity through a penalty kick in the 50th minute.
Confirming their qualification to the next round of the competition via a tweet from the FIFA official Twitter handle, the Eagles qualified as the best third-placed team across the four groups in the tournament.
CONFIRMED: 🇳🇬 Nigeria advance to Round of 16 as one of the four best third-placed sides. 🇺🇦 Ukraine finish as Group D winners.