By James Agberebi:
The U-23 Eagles defeated Ebonyi United 3-0 in a tune-up match on Wednesday at the FIFA Goal Project, in Abuja.
Effiong Ndifreke opened the scoring for the U-23 Eagles before Oghenekaro Etebo made it 2-0 before the end of the first half.
Before the start of the second half, coach Samson Siasia introduced the trio of Atanda Sodiq, Lucky Jimoh and Christian Pyagbara for Daniel Emmanuel, Junior Ajayi and Semiu Liadi.
And in the second half, substitute Mana scored the third goal to make it 3-0 for the U-23 Eagles.
Meanwhile, the U-23s will now face Senegal and Ghana in Group B at the 11th All Africa Games, following the withdrawal of Egypt.