Nigeria and South Korea are no strangers at the FIFA U20 World Cup and will battle against each other again for a place in the semifinals. Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will meet South Korea in the quarterfinal of the ongoing FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina.
The two countries are no strangers to each other at the FIFA World Cup and are ready for another interesting battle. Nigeria stunned host country Argentina in the first round of the knockout stages to book a place in the last eight. The Flying Eagles put on a brilliant performance to defeat the hosts 2-0 at San Juan on Wednesday night. It was a defensive masterclass from Ladan Bosso’s boys, with Ibrahim Muhammad and Rilwanu Sarki netting the goals in the second half. Meanwhile, South Korea secured a place with a five-goal thriller against another South American team.
The Koreans, inspired by the impressive Bae Junho, who scored one and assisted another goal, defeated Ecuador 3-2 in their quarterfinal clash on Thursday night. The encounter between Nigeria and Korea is slated for Sunday and will kick off at 6:30 pm Nigerian time. Estadio Unico Madre de Cuidades will host the battle between the two familiar foes. Nigerians can watch the game on SuperSport via DsTv