Nigeria U20 side spanked FC Freiburg U23 4-1 in a friendly game played at the SudwestPark training ground on Tuesday afternoon.

Goals from Ibrahim Al Hassan, Godwin Saviour, Ifeanyi Mathew and Usman Saleh were all the reigning African youth champions to get their third win in their foreign training tour to the European nation.

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Al Hassan who did not make the final squad for the Fifa U20 World Cup gave the Nigeria U20 team the curtain raiser in the 36th minute – a goal which gave them the lead heading into the half time break.

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On resumption of the second half, the trio of Saviour, Mathew and Usman completed the rout with the hosts finding the back of the net once.

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With this win, Manu Garba’s side have now scored 14 goals in three games and are expected to leave for the Fifa U20 World Cup billed for New Zealand next week.


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