In 2007, the Planet Youth Championship coach stopped at Nova scotia, and Nigeria’s Traveling by air Eagles were in the trip to be able to Canada with many other African countries like Congo, Gambia, and even Zambia.
Canadians are usually noted for their hospitality which was the particular determining factor the made the Federation of international Sports Association to select this specific beautiful country since host of typically the 2007 U-20 Globe Youth Championship.
The team was led to the tournament by Coach Laddan Bosso, after Trainer Godwin Uwua was controversially dropped as a result of poor performance from the team at the particular African Youth Tournament, where they have been knocked out from the semi last stage.
Nigeria exposed her account in Canada 2007, with a new 1-0 victory above Panama and nicaragua ,, courtesy regarding a well went goal by Dark brown Ideye.
The second match saw typically the Flying Eagles turning the Scottish teams 2-0 via 2 fantastic goals by inspirational captain Ezekiel Bala in the particular 49th and 78th minutes respectively, prior to booking their location in the circular of 16 with a barren 0-0 draw against a resistant Japanese side.
Typically the round of of sixteen again saw the particular Flying Eagles already been paired with fellow African travelers Nyimba, zambia, enjoy it happened in the previous a couple of tournaments.
It seemed to be an intriguing experience, which brought out the best in Africa soccer.
The Flying Eagles once again carried the working day, which has a 2-1 win above the Zambians, along with Chukwuma Akabueze rating the match succeeding goal with a new blistering thunderbolt coming from 40 meters out there, which caught the particular Zambian goalkeeper nap time. The game arrived in the finally minute of carry out when left again Uwa Echiejile obtained the opening aim. The Zambians do not lie low, as they rapidly recovered to balance through Rodgers Kola in the thirty third minute of carry out. When it seemed the particular game was proceeding for a draw, Nigerian wonder youngster Chukwuma Akubueze struck a beauty regarding an objective to close off the sport.
Then emerged Start a service bureau that were battle all set in the quarterfinal encounter with Nigeria. The Flying Eagles successfully battled typically the Chileans to a new scoreless draw within regulation time, plus the match needed to go into more time.
The extra time witness a spectacular turn around for the Chileans, as that they rallied round inside the space associated with 30 minutes to be able to inflict a 4-0 defeat on the Flying Eagles staff that had kept its own in ninety days minutes of typical play.
It had been embarrassing defeat of which saw the trainer of the Flying Eagles Ladan Bosso earning a FIFA suspension, after he accused referee Howard Webb of opinion officiating.