The Future Eagles, Nigeria’s national under-15 team, are ready to take flight as they embark on an exciting journey to Japan for the prestigious Dream Cup Invitational tournament, Soccernet.ng reports.
Packed with talent and determination, these young football prodigies are eager to showcase their skills on an international stage.
On Sunday, the Future Eagles bid farewell to Abuja, departing from the bustling Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
Their departure marks the beginning of an adventure that will see them face formidable opponents from Japan, the Netherlands, and the United States in the highly anticipated competition scheduled to kick off on May 30th, 2023.
The Future Eagles have been diligently preparing for this momentous event.
Over the past two months, the team underwent two intensive training camps in the Federal Capital Territory, where they honed their abilities and displayed an impressive performance record.
Out of the eight friendly matches played during their preparation, they emerged victorious in seven, suffering a single defeat.
With their eyes on the ultimate prize, the young Nigerian stars will begin their campaign by locking horns with the Netherlands. Afterward, they will face off against Japan and the USA in thrilling battles that promise to test their mettle and push their skills to the limit.
As the Future Eagles soar across borders, carrying the hopes of a nation on their shoulders, football enthusiasts worldwide eagerly anticipate the unfolding drama and spectacle that the Dream Cup Invitational has in store.