AFCON U20: Nigeria Beat Egypt 1-0 As Senegal Reach Knockout Stage

The Flying Eagles got their 2023 U-20 AFCON back on track after pipping hosts Egypt 1-0 in their second Group A game on Monday.

Solomon Agbalaka’s second half goal secured the win for the Flying Eagles.

in the first match, Nigeria bowed to Senegal by a lone goal and could have crashed out if they had lost to Egypt, who dominated the game from the outset.

The Flying Eagles will now meet Mozambique in their last group game on Saturday

In the second game of the group, Senegal qualified to the knockout stages of the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Mozambique 3-0 at the Cairo International Stadium.

The young Teranga Lions took the lead in the 45th minute through Pape Amadou Diallo’s beautiful finish, to the delight of the technical crew.

Pape Demba Diop made it 2-0 in the 53rd minute before Diallo grabbed his brace in the 85th minute to take the game beyond the reach of Mozambique.

The victory means Senegal have book a place in the knockout stages of the competition after picking six points from two matches. Recall that the team defeated Nigeria 1-0 in the opening game on Sunday.

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