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Flying Eagles settle in Mallorca

Nigeria ’s U-20 men’s team, Flying Eagles, arrived in Mallorca in the early hours of Monday to begin final preparations for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup finals taking place in Egypt.

Coach Samson Siasia led the contingent into the Spanish city, after travelling through Qatar and Madrid. Already, the Nigeria Football Federation has submitted a provisional list of 30 players for the tournament, from which a final list of 21 must be submitted by September 3.
FIFA has confirmed that it will pick up the squad from Barcelona on Egypt Air on September 17, for the journey to Cairo. Nigeria is in Group B at the finals with Spain, Venezuela and Tahiti.


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