Flying Eagles held Liefering in World Cup preparation

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/05/2019

Flying Eagles of Nigeria held to a 1-1 score draw with Liefering in Austria in preparation for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup.

Paul Aigbogun has named strong final 21-man squad for this month tournament finals in Poland after the West African nation side were hoping to step up their performances after losing 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in their last friendly match.

Liefering takes the lead in the 24th minutes of the encounter before Nigeria level the scored in the 17 minutes from time to avoid back-to-back defeat in the pre-World Cup friendly match.

Flying Eagles will play their final pre-World Cup friendly with Red Bull Leipzig in Germany on Friday before flying out of Germany for Poland to begin their campaign against Qatar in Tychy on 24th May.