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Flying Eagles of Nigeria may continue their 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations campaign in Egypt without defensive midfielder, Daniel Daga.
16-year-old Daga suffered an injury in the Group A opening day one nil loss to Senegal.
A statement by the Nigeria Football Federation, the Flying Eagles are likely to be without him as the team await the result of the scan to ascertain the level of damage.
Daga was one of the standout players as the Flying Eagles were crowned zonal champions last summer.
The Benue-born star is a good passer of the ball, can make amazing runs and dribbles, and has a good shooting power.
The Flying Eagles are capable of upsetting the host nation to put their campaign back on track, as a win will put the team in good stead to qualify for the last eight.
The Flying Eagles had won seven titles of the tournament while the Egyptians have won it four times.
The Young Pharaohs who had only one point from their opening game draw against Mozambique will battle the Flying Eagles for the three points inside one of Africa’s biggest football stadium – Cairo International Stadium.
Kick-off time for Wednesday’s game is 7pm local time (6pm Nigeria time).
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