Gratkorn FC of Austria manager Benedict Akwuegbu has told AfricanFootball.com the Flying Eagles will make history and win the U20 FIFA World Cup in New Zealand.
And the former assistant general manager of Heartland praised coach Manu Garba-led technical crew for a job well done.
“The Flying Eagles are a fantastic team with a group of confident and talented youngsters,” he remarked.
“The team have been doing well and will win the FIFA U20 World Cup for the first time in history this year.
The coaches led by Manu Garba have done a fantastic job on the team.”
The former Nigeria international also hailed NFF president Amaju Pinnick for what he has done for Nigeria football thus far.
“I want to commend NFF president Amaju Pinnick for what he has done for Nigerian Football in the short time he has been around,” he said.
“He has really done well especially in human capacity building and has recognised key stakeholders like referees and ex-international.”