Nigerian national U-20 men’s football team, the Flying Eagles, made the nation proud after winning the WAFU B U-20 tournament in Niger. The Ladan Bosso led side beat next-door neighbours Benin Republic 3-1 in the final of the competition on Friday, May 20, 2022.
A brace from Tolulope Ojo and a strike from Ibrahim Muhammad was all Nigerian needed to be crowned regional champions after qualifying for the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The Super Eagles trio of Leon Balogun, Joe Aribo, and Calvin Bassey have been crowned Scottish Cup champions after Rangers beat Hearts 2-0 in the final of the Scottish Cup on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Leon Balogun and Calvin started from the back, while Aribo started in the attacking line for the Europa League finalists.
Super Falcons of Nigeria star Asisat Oshoala could not win a second UEFA Women’s Champions League title after her club FC Barcelona Femini fell to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Lyon on Saturday, May 21. Oshoala started the encounter from the bench and was introduced in the second half to help the Spanish heavyweights but the night was the French giants.’
In the Nigeria Professional Football League, Rivers United extended their lead on the league log after a 1-0 home win over Remo Stars. A 77th-minute strike from EyinnayaKazie made the difference between both sides.
The Stanley Eguma led side top the standings with seven points after Plateau United suffered a 2-0 away defeat at the hands of Abia Warriors.
See full NPFL results below:
Rivers United 1-0 Remo Stars
Abia Warriors 2-0 Plateau United
Kano Pillars 3-1 Heartland
Shooting Stars 1-1 MFM
Akwa United 1-0 Niger Tornadoes
Gombe United 4-0 Kwara United
Lobi Stars 0-0 Sunshine Stars
Katsina United 1-0 Enyimba
Enugu Rangers 1-0 Dakkada
Nassarawa United 1-0 Wikki Tourists
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