Flying Eagles captain, Daniel Bameyi says the team is not scared of Italy, their next opponent at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina.

The Young Azzurri stunned five-time champions Brazil 3-2 in their opening fixture.

The Flying Eagles also started the competition on a winning note, edging out debutants Dominican Republic 2-1.

Bameyi reckoned the Italians will be a tough nut to crack but is upbeat his side will come out victorious.


“The next opponent beat Brazil and we were opportune to watch the first half.

“Any team that can beat Brazil will not be an easy team but we are Nigerians and not scared of anybody, and we know every team is beatable no matter how you play,” the defender told NFF TV.

Wednesday’s encounter is billed for Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza.

Kick-off is 7 pm Nigerian time.



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