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Flying Eagles to tackle Benin Republic

24 April 2014, 15:34Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will take on their Benin Republic counterparts on May 4 in Porto Novo as part of their build-up to a 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier.

Flying Eagles team secretary, Auwal Aliyu Ibrahim disclosed that the Nigeria U20 team will depart for Lagos on May 2 and proceed to neigbouring Benin Republic the next day.

They will return to Lagos on May 5 and travel out from there for their qualifier against either Kenya or Tanzania.

The Flying Eagles battled their Benin counterparts to a 1-1 draw in September 2012 in Cotonou in another friendly.

The rematch in Abuja a few months later finished in a 0-0 draw.

Benin, who moved into training camp in Porto Novo this week, are to host the winners of the AYC first round qualifier between Niger and Congo next month.

Niger won the first leg 2-0 at home.

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