Under 20 World Cup: Nigeria Thrashes Cuba 3-0

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria bounced back from their loss in their first match at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in Turkey with a well-deserved 3-nil victory over north American representatives Cuba.

Aminu Umar gave Nigeria the lead in the 19th minute after some good work down the left flank from Olanrewaju Kayode who cut the ball back for him to tap in.

Umar was on hand again to score the second with a back heel after a cross from the right was smartly turned in 23rd minute

Team captain Abdul-Jelil Ajagun scored the third in the 65th minute but was unable to extend Nigeria’s lead after missing a penalty in the dying moments of the match.