FIFA World Cup: Flying Eagles Zoom Into Knock-Out Stage Despite Finishing Third On The Table

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The Flying Eagles of Nigeria have advanced to the knock out stage of the FIFA U20 World cup holding in Poland after holding group leader, Ukraine to a 1-1 draw.

They had to rally back in the second half after going down to a 30-minutes strike before restoring parity through a penalty kick in the 50th minute.

Confirming their qualification to the next round of the competition via a tweet from the FIFA official Twitter handle, the Eagles qualified as the best third-placed team across the four groups in the tournament.

Tweet below:

CONFIRMED: 1f1f3 1f1ec - FIFA World Cup: Flying Eagles Zoom Into Knock-Out Stage Despite Finishing Third On The Table Nigeria advance to Round of 16 as one of the four best third-placed sides. 1f1fa 1f1e6 - FIFA World Cup: Flying Eagles Zoom Into Knock-Out Stage Despite Finishing Third On The Table Ukraine finish as Group D winners.

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