SPORTS: African Games 2023; Flying Eagles Lose To Uganda In Group Opener

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles lost 2-1 to Uganda in their Group B opening game at the 2023 African Games inside the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on Thursday<<<READ FULL ARTICLE>>>

A late goal by Ivan Irinimbabazi, gave the Ugandans the perfect start to the games.

Usama Arafat opened scoring for Uganda in the 33rd minute, as he raced towards the Flying Eagles goal area and slotted past the goalkeeper.

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In the 37th minute, the Flying Eagles equalized thanks to Sadiq Isiyaka, who headed home from a corner kick.

But in the 81st minute Irinimbabazi hit a low shot from the outside of the box which beat the Nigerian shot stopper.

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The Flying Eagles will hope to bounce back from the opening day loss when they face South Sudan on Monday 11, March.

South Sudan also got their campaign off on a losing note after falling 1-0 to Senegal today (Thursday)<<<READ FULL ARTICLE>>>