Some Nigerian football coaches have called for immediate rebuilding of the Flying Eagles, if they are to succeed at the 2019 FIFA junior World Cup in Poland. This followed the team’s ouster from the ongoing Africa Under-20 Championship in Niger republic,
The seven time African champions were eliminated from the 2019 Under-20 AFCON after losing 3-4 on penalties to Mali in one of the semi-final matches decided on Wednesday.
Football coach and proprietor of Youth Arise Football Academy Olagbemiro Olayinka blamed the team’s failure on lack of technical depth on the part of the coaches and players.
On his part, a former Gabros and Udoji United Coach, Peters Oche said the Under-20 team that where at the championship did not look like a Nigerian team.