Nigeria pecks Italy to a dangerous stupor in the U20 world cup hitting the Italians 2-0.
…Senegal plays 1-1 with Israel staying at the bottom of the group.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Wednesday at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza inflicted serious injuries on the Junior Azzuris pecking them lethally 2-0 in a Group B second-round match. The Victory assures the Nigerians a possible placing in the 16-round matches.
Sensational Mavlon striker, Salim Lawal who was injured by the Dominic Republic defenders for tormenting their defense got a diagonal pass from Umeh Emanuel from the right flank and with a clinical flying header from a Flying Eagle got the first goal for Nigeria in the 61st minute before a crowd of 5,701 fans though VAR had denied Italy a penalty from a foul on M. Zanotti in the 37th minute. Nigeria pulled out Lawal to rest his legs after the devastating shock treatment he gave the Italians.
Journalists winked at each other remembering the 1985 U17 Kodak finals in China when Nigeria was leading the German