2023 U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Aim For Bronze Against Tunisia

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will bid to win the bronze medal when they face Tunisia in their third-place match at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday (today).

The Nigerian side lost 1-0 to the Young Scorpions of Gambia in the tournament’s second semi-final match in Cairo on Monday. The Flying Eagles will face Tunisia who were beaten 3-0 by Senegal in the first semi-final match in Cairo on Monday.  

Flying Eagles Lineup

Nigeria will face Tunisia at the Cairo International Stadium at 4pm Egypt time (3pm Nigeria time).

The team coached by Isah Ladan Bosso resumed training on Wednesday evening at the 30 June Stadium training pitch in ahead of the crunch time against Tunisia. The team trained for 90 minutes with Bosso and his assistants overseeing the training.

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It marked the first training session of the Flying Eagles since the team lost 0-1 to the Gambia.

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Mohamed Athoumani from The Comoros Islands as referee for the third-place match, alongside Fanta Idriss Kone from Mali (assistant referee 1), Soukaina Hamdi (assistant referee 2) and Lamin Jammeh from The Gambia (fourth official).

Bouhtane Said from Comoros will serve as match commissioner with Imade El Fahouss from Morocco in the role of general coordinator.

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

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