Flying Eagles return to Germany

The Toulon Tournament was won by Brazil.

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will head back to their training base in Germany on Sunday after taking part in the Toulon International Tournament in France.

The Toulon Tournament was won by Brazil, who piped Colombia 1-0, while France beat Portugal 2-1 in the third-place playoff.

The Nigeria U20 team will leave their hotel at Le Castellet by 1pm and fly out by 5pm local time from Marseille for the one and the half hour flight to Munich.

The nine players dropped from the squad are expected to leave for their various bases on Monday morning.

The players are Sakiru Alimi, Lucky Omeruo, Sebastine Osigwe, Bright Ejike, Jamilu Collins, Hassan Abubakar, Daniel Etor, Samuel Mathias and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi.

On Saturday, the Flying Eagles thrashed French lower league side FC Seynois 4-0 with goals from Moses Orkuma, Olanrewaju Kayode, Umar Aminu and skipper Abduljaleel Ajagun.

Several of the first-team players who did not feature at the Toulon Tournament, namely goalkeeper Jonah Usman, Chidi Osuchukwu, Agboyi Ovbokha and Chizoba Amaefule were on parade

Two test games have been lined up for the team in Germany.

The team are then due in Turkey on June 17 and will play their opening 2013 U20 World Cup group match four days later against Portugal in Kayseri.

They will also take on Cuba and South Korea in the first round of the tournament.

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