Flying Eagles of Nigeria Arrive in Argentina for FIFA U20 World Cup Preparations
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for their 10-day camping program in preparation for the upcoming FIFA U20 World Cup finals. In a video shared on the Nigeria Football Federation Instagram page on Monday, the team was shown being welcomed by the Nigerian community in Buenos Aires.
The team has been drawn in Group D alongside Italy, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic. According to the NFF, the Flying Eagles will have their first two matches in Mendoza, Argentina, facing off against the Dominican Republic on 21 May and Italy on 24 May. They will then travel to La Plata to play Brazil on 27 May.
The camping program will provide an opportunity for the team to refine their tactics, build their fitness levels, and improve their coordination ahead of the tournament. The NFF has expressed optimism about the team’s chances of success at the World Cup, and this camp will be crucial in ensuring that the players are well-prepared for the competition.
“The Flying Eagles have arrived in Argentina for the #FIFAU20WorldCup and were well received by the Nigerian community in Buenos Aires. They are in Group D of the tournament alongside Brazil, Italy and Dominican Republic,” the NFF captioned the video.
With the players’ arrival in Argentina, the team’s coaches will be looking to evaluate the players and finalize their tactics for the tournament. The team will be hoping to make a strong impression at the FIFA U20 World Cup, and the 10-day camping program in Argentina will go a long way in preparing the players for the competition.