Flying Eagles crush Shekerau Babes 5-0 in Friendly for Burundi


The under-20 national team, Flying Eagles warmed up for the second leg of their African U-20 Nations Cup qualifier against Burundi with a resounding 5-0 win over Nigeria National League (NNL) side, Shekarau Babes.

Arsenal target Samuel Chukwueze stole the show scoring a brace with further goals from Chinedu Madueke,Orji Okonkwo and Kehinde Ayinde completing the rout.

Chukwueze is reportedly still in talks with Arsenal with manager Arsene Wenger confirming talks are on regarding the transfer of the 17 year old and his Nigeria U-17 teammate Kelechi Nwakali to the Premiership side although some other news sources are claiming the deal is done.

Coach Emmanuel Amuneke after the game charged his wards not to be carried away by the result of the friendly game ahead of their game against Burundi on the 11th of June.

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will take on their counterparts from Burundi in Calabar in ten days time after winning the first leg tie 1-0 in Bujumbura.

We gathered they will depart for Calabar, venue of the game on Sunday from their camp in Abuja.

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