By Adeboye Amosu:
Nigeria’s U-20 side, the Flying Eagles, will take on Nigeria Professional Football League club FC IfeanyiUbah in a friendly encounter at the IfeanyiUbah Stadium, Nnewi on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Emmanuel Amuneke’s charges, Completesportsnigeria.com learnt, will arrive in Nnewi on Friday for the encounter which will be used to intensify their preparations for their AFCON U-20 qualifiers.
FC IfeanyiUbah are expected to parade some of their fringe players in the game as they will take on Oriental rivals, Enyimba, in an NPFL week 17 clash two days later in Umuahia.
The Flying Eagles will take on Burundi in the first leg of their 2017 Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifying tie on May 21 in Bujumbura.
The return fixture will take place on June 11.
The Flying Eagles are African champions at U-20 level.