Italy have been favourites to defeat Nigeria, however Ladan Bosso’s lads put up a powerful efficiency to make sure that they emerged on prime
Flying Eagles midfielder Victor Eletu has revealed that they have been capable of defeat Italy on Wednesday as a result of they performed as a staff, Soccernet.ng studies.
Nigeria defeated the Dominican Republic 2-1 in their opening recreation of the 2023 Beneath-20 World Cup. Nonetheless, they have been confronted with a manner harder Italian opposition of their second recreation.
Nonetheless, Ladan Bosso’s males put up a stable efficiency to claim a massive 2-0 victory. Targets from Salem Fargo and Sunday sealed the victory for the Flying Eagles. The win stamped Nigeria’s place within the spherical of 16 of the competitors.
AC Milan midfielder Eletu, who received his first begin within the competitors in opposition to Italy was proud of the end result, and he revealed that Nigeria’s staff play was the explanation they received the sport.
“I’m very glad that we received as we speak, I’m very proud of how the staff performed as a result of we confirmed nice character,” Eletu stated.
“I do know we will go far on this competitors as a result of we now have an excellent staff. We performed as a staff as we speak and that’s why we may beat a powerful opponent like Italy.”
Subsequent up for the Flying Eagles is a crunch recreation in opposition to Brazil. They defeated the Dominican Republic 6-0, and they’d have to defeat Nigeria to face a probability of qualifying for the following spherical.