Flying Eagles to confront Congo in quarter-final

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will face Congo in the quarter-finals at the ongoing 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ladan Bosso’s side finished second in Group A after defeating Mozambique 2-0 on Saturday night.

Congo confirmed their place in the knockout round after a 0-0 draw against Central African Republic in their final group game on Sunday night.

The Congolese finished in second position behind Uganda.

The quarter-final fixture will be played at the Suez Canal Stadium, Ismailia on Friday, March 3.

Victory in the game will see the Flying Eagles secure a place at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.