Nigeria 2-1 Dominican Rep: Lawal’s effort hands Flying Eagles first win at 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup

The West Africans had to do it the hard way, but they grabbed the three points at stake at the end

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles came from behind to secure a decent 2-1 victory over the Dominican Republic at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza to start the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup adventure on a winning note.

Two-time finalists at this tournament, the Flying Eagles were the clear favourites to cruise to victory over a Dominican Republic side making their debut at the World Youth Championships.

But it was the CONCACAF representatives who drew first blood in Argentina when Edison…


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