U20 AFCON Qualifiers: Flying Eagles Seek Progress
The U20 National Team, Flying Eagles, fancy their chances of reaching the next round of the qualification series for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.
They are confident they will get a good result when they face their Guinea Bissau counterparts at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar on Saturday.
Seven-time African champions Nigeria were forced to a 2-2 draw in the first leg in Bissau last weekend, with Enyimba FC’s Wasiu Alalade netting a first-half brace before the hosts levelled in the second period.
The Guinea Bissau contingent arrived in Lagos on Wednesday night and will fly into the Cross River State capital on Friday, while match officials from Togo are scheduled to be in Nigeria on Friday morning.
CAF has appointed Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as referee, alongside his compatriots Limsa Kabassima (Assistant Referee 1), Adam Moukaila Biyao (Assistant Referee 2) and Kokou Hougnimon Fagla (Reserve Referee).
Mr. Andy Quame from Liberia will serve as the match commissioner.