Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will remain in Argentina after breaking the hearts of the hosts in the FIFA U20 quarterfinals.
Ibrahim Mohammad and Rilwanu Sarki were the stars of the show as Nigeria enjoyed a memorable night against Argentina in the quarterfinal of the FIFA U20 World Cup.
Nigeria defeated the hosts 2-0 late Wednesday night in their round of 16 clash to book a place in the quarterfinal at the San Juan Del Bicentenario.
Mohammad proved to be one of the heroes of the evening after he scored the decisive opener before Sarki came off the bench to seal the deal with the decisive second goal in added time to inspire the Flying Eagles to a beautiful win.
Nigeria shocks Argentina
Nigeria’s quest for a first-ever FIFA U20 World Cup title received a massive boost after the Flying Eagles held off the hosts in the round of 16.
The Flying Eagles put up a solid display to avenge the 2005 defeat to Argentina in the final of the FIFA U20 World Cup.
Ladan Bosso’s boys did it with style and in Argentina’s backyard with all their fans watching.
The Eagles were resolute to repel the rampant Argentines who were caged for the duration of the encounter by Nigeria’s rock-solid defence.
Argentina dominated the clash on the ball, but it was Nigeria that scored the decisive goals that proved to be the ultimate difference in the end.
Source: Pulse Sports Nigeria