Nigeria picked a ticket to the 2019 U20 Fifa World Cup after beating hosts Niger Republic 1-0 in their third game of the U20 Afcon on Friday.
Ibrahim Alhassan’s 73rd minute effort helped the Flying Eagles tame the stubborn hosts at the General Seyni Kountche Stadium.
Below are tweets of how Nigerians celebrated this feat.
Big ups to the Flying Eagles for pick a ticket to the 2019 U20 FIFA World Cup in Poland. Well done boys 😎🤗 pic.twitter.com/vjkci6QsFT— Mutiu Adepoju (@MutiuAdepoju8) February 8, 2019
Flying Eagles qualifies to the Semi finals of the ongoing #U20AFCON .— Adebayo Oluwatoyin (@iamt_hansom) February 8, 2019
They also secured qualification to the under 20 World cup in Poland later this year
Happy to see Nigeria return to the U20 World Cup after that hard fought victory against hosts Niger. Go get the final ticket boys. #AFCONU20— Lolade Adewuyi (@Jololade) February 8, 2019
The Flying Eagles has qualified for the semi-final of the #TotalAFCONU20 & have also booked their place in the #U20WC after beating— Gbemi Dennis™ (@GbemiDennis) February 8, 2019
Niger 🇳🇪 0 vs 1 Nigeria 🇳🇬 #SoarFlyingEagles #Team9jaStrong #NIGNGA pic.twitter.com/OQNzsSH0Oz
Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooal! Flying Eagles are in Poland.— Emmanuel Etim (@Emiearth) February 8, 2019
Flying Eagles o'clock#TotalAFCONU20— MikeThePundit (@MikeThePundit) February 8, 2019
FULL TIME:— Adepoju Tobi Samuel (@OgaNlaMedia) February 8, 2019
Niger Rep 0-1 Nigeria.
South Africa 1-0 Burundi.
Flying Eagles picked FIFA U20 World Cup ticket, they are off to Poland in May.
1. Nigeria - 7pts√
2. South Africa - 5pts√
3. Niger - 2pts
4. Burundi - 1pt.#AFCONU20