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FIFA congratulates Flying Eagles on World Cup qualification

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

“The Flying Eagles are headed to this year’s #U20WC Poland 2019! 👏🇳🇬

They’ve finished top of Group A at #TotalAFCONU20 and reached the knockout stage,” read the tweet.

Nigeria and South Africa qualified from group A on Friday for  the championship after winning their respective last group matches.

While South Africa will slug it with Group B winner, Senegal next Wednesday in the semis, Nigeria will face the runners up in Group B also on Wednesday at 4:30 pm.

Read Also: Flying Eagles clinch World Cup ticket, beat Niger 1-0

Flying Eagles won two matches and drew one to top Group A with 7 points.

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