2023 World Cup: Phenomenal victory – Peseiro hails Flying Eagles’ win over Italy
Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has thumbed up the Flying Eagles following their impressive win against Italy.
The two-time finalists recorded their second victory at the 2023 U-20 World Cup, edging out Gil Azzurrini 2-0 at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza on Wednesday night.
Ladan Bosso’s side secured a place in the knockout round of the competition following the victory.
Salim Fago opened scoring for the Flying Eagles on 61st minutes, while Jude Sunday added the second deep into stoppage time.
Peseiro took to the social media to celebrate the team.
“Phenomenal victory! 🎉 A huge congratulations to our Nigerian U20 team for not just making it to the Round of 16 in the World Cup, but doing so by beating Italy!, Peseiro tweeted.
“Your determination and teamwork are making us all proud. Keep up the momentum, we’re all behind you! 🇳🇬⚽💪 #FlyingEagles.”