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Colombia, Flying Eagles draw 3-3 in a int’l friendly

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In their final pre-FIFA U-20 World Cup encounter on Tuesday, Nigeria’s Flying Eagles held Colombia to a 3-3 draw.

Nine minutes after falling behind to an own goal by Abel Ogwuche on the 20th minute, Colombia boosted their chances.

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Aerial Eagles Jude Sunday saved the Nigerian team just six minutes before the break.

Yaser Asprilla scored right away after the restart, but Mohammed Beji of the Flying Eagles added a goal in the 65th to keep Ladan Bosso’s team ahead by two goals.

Emmanuel Umeh’s goal allowed Nigeria to tie the game.

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As a result, the Flying Eagles will compete against the Dominican Republic, Brazil, and Italy in the group stage.

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