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FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Appear In group D, alongside USA, Qatar and Ukraine


The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will battle with reigning CONCACAF champions, USA, as well as Qatar and Ukraine in Group D at the FIFA U20 World cup in Poland.

The draws for the 22nd edition of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup were conducted in Gdynia, Poland on Sunday.

The Flying Eagles will start their campaign against Qatar on May 24 in Tychy, before clashing with the USA three days later in Bielsko-Biala and then remain in the same city for their final pool match against Ukraine on May 30.

The 2019 Under-20 World Cup will kick-off on May 23 and end on June 15.

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Both the opening game and the final will be played in Lodz, while Bielsko-Biala, Bydgoszcz, Gdynia, Lublin and Tychy will all host at least two matches with a seeded team.

According to the draw, Group A comprises hosts Poland, Colombia, Tahiti, Senegal, who finished runners-up at Niger 2019, while Group B consists of  Mexico,  Italy, Japan, Ecuador Honduras, New Zealand, Uruguay and Norway are in Group C, with Group E housing Panama, African champions, Mali, France and Saudi Arabia, while Group F has Portugal, Korea Republic, Argentina and South Africa.