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Flying Eagles tackle NNL team

13 January 2015, 14:43Israel Ojoko

Kaduna - The Flying Eagles will take on Nigeria National League (NNL) side Spotlight of Katsina in another test game on Wednesday.

The match will be played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna and it will kick-off by 11am.

Spotlight, who have defender Mustapha Abdullahi with the Nigeria U20 side, are gearing up for promotion to the Nigeria top flight in the forthcoming season.

The Katsina club, who placed 10th on the Nigeria National League Division A table, have made several top signings to match their ambitions.

Also read: Flying Eagles duo confirm arrivals

Spotlight have been on a pre-season training tour of Kaduna and have so far won three and drawn three of their matches. Their own loss thus far was to Jamba Academy, who beat them 2-1.

The Flying Eagles, who are getting set for the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal in March, are also likely to battle league champions Kano Pillars by the weekend also in Kaduna.

The Nigeria U20s are also slated for an expanded Super 4 tournament in Abuja, which will begin on Thursday, January 22.

The other teams for the tourney are Nigeria U23 team, Kano Pillars, Enyimba, Dolphins and Warri Wolves.

The Nigerian clubs are preparing for CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup matches in February.

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