U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles play 1-1 draw with Ukraine
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the Round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland following their 1-1 draw against Ukraine on Thursday.
The Nigerian U-20 team qualified as best losers with four points.
In the other group match, USA defeated Qatar 1-0 and finished second in the group with six points, a point behind group leaders Ukraine.
Two of Africa’s three other representatives, Mali and Senegal, are poised to reach the knockout rounds.
Senegal top Group A after amassing six points from beating Tahiti and Colombia, while Mali perch in second place in Group E with four points after a draw with Panama and edging Saudi Arabia in a seven-goal thriller.
South Africa, after losses to Argentina and Korea Republic, are pointless in Group F.