20 June 2019
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FIFA U20 World Cup: Nigeria Hold Ukraine To Book Round Of 16 Ticket

Flying Eagles book round of 16 ticket after holding Ukraine to a draw.

The Nigeria Flying Eagles manage to book a round of 16 ticket as one of the best losers in the FIFA U20 World Cup after holding Ukraine to 1-1 draw.

The Flying Eagles who needs a win to confirm their place in the round of 16 manage to hold Ukraine to savage a point to be among one of the 4 best losers.

The Ukraine were in front in the 30th minute as Sikan head home a cross that Olawale fails to grabs.

Tijani won a penalty in the 45th minutes as he brought down in the box but misses it as the keeper save his kick as Ukraine lead at halftime.

Tijani Mohammad makes amend for his miss as he scored from the spot as the center referee point to the spot after a Ukraine was found guilty of handball through VAR to equalise for Nigeria.

Nigeria will either play Senegal or Italy in the round of 16 on Monday.

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