Thursday, July 4, 2013

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria exit the Under-20 World Cup: Nigeria 1-2 Uruguay

Uruguay shut down Nigeria's hopes of lifting a first ever Under-20 World Cup as the Flying Eagles crashed out in the round of 16 fixtures at teh World Youth Championship in Turkey.

Right before the second-half of the game, Flying Eagles Abdullahi Shehu was shown a straight red card making it a 10-men game as they lost 2-1 to Uruguay.
Nicolas Lopez scored both goals for Uruguay, including a penalty, while Olarenwaju Kayode briefly made things level for Nigeria.

Ghana will be the only team representing for Africa in the tournament as they take on Portugal in the last 16 on Wednesday. Good-luck guys!