Olympic Eagles land in Egypt

September 22, 2020 | By admin | Filed in: mmfausynf.

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: 87 stranded Nigerians arrive from Sudan Sudan defence minister dies during peace talks U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles gun for Elephants National Under 23 team, otherwise known as the Olympic Eagles, massacred their Sudanese counterparts 5-1 on aggregate to qualify for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations slated Egypt later this year. The Imama Amakpabo tutored junior Eagles came into the encounter on the back of a one nil loss to the Sudanese in the first leg. Nigeria dominated the match from the blast of the whistle, opening the scoring on the eighth minute with a thumping header by Taiwo Awoniyi. Ndifreke Effiong doubled the tally on the 24th, also with a header, before completing his brace in the stoppage time of the first 45 minutes by slotting home from close range after a flowing move from the Eagles. The fourth and fifth goals came in quick succession. Substitute, Faleye Sunday got on the score sheet in the 66th minute with a header. Faleye ended up providing the assist for the fifth goal scored by Sanusi Ibrahim in the 68th minute.Tags: Imama AmakpaboOlympic EaglesSudanlast_img


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