Flying Eagles Begin Training In Germany

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will begin training sessions in Nuremberg on Monday afternoon ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup finals.
NFF’s Assistant Director (Technical), Abdulrafiu Yusuf told on Monday that a pitch has been secured for the team and the African champions will begin their final preparations for the showpiece in New Zealand on Monday afternoon.
“We went out and were able to secure a training pitch for the team. We are returning to the hotel now and training sessions will kick off this afternoon,” Yusuf, a former Nigeria international, said on the phone from Germany.
The Flying Eagles arrived in Germany on Sunday, to start a three-week final training camp ahead of a tournament at which they are expected to perform very well.
The squad of 26 players will be joined by four overseas-based professionals in a few days, before a final list of 21 is drawn next week Friday to represent Nigeria at the finals.
The two –time runners-up will play Brazil, North Korea and Hungary in Group E, with venue at New Plymouth.

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