Coach Ladan Bosso Reveals How Nigeria Will Beat Argentina in the World Cup Round of 16 Battle

Coach Ladan Bosso Reveals How Nigeria Will Beat Argentina in the World Cup Round of 16 Battle

Ibitoye Shittu
May 31, 2023 at 8:13 AM
  • Flying Eagles of Nigeria will face Argentina on Wednesday night, May 31
  • Coach Ladan Bosso has explained that his wards are ready for the big encounter
  • The Nigerian Under 20 team lost their last game at the ongoing World Cup against Brazil

Ladan Bosso who is the head coach of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria has stated emphatically that he has plans that will help his wards to beat Argentina on Wednesday night, May 31, in the Under-20 World Cup round of 16 tie.

This tie between Nigerian and Argentina is expected to be a challenging battle in San Juan as the winners will move to the quarter-final stage of the competition.

Flying Eagles started their campaign in this tournament impressively beating Dominican Republic and then Italy in their second game before losing against Brazil in the final group stage encounter.

Ladan Bosso, Flying Eagles, Under 20, Argentina
Flying Eagles' coach Ladan Bosso in action. Photo by Marcio Machado
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Ladan Bosso and his players finished third in their group, but they qualified for the knockout as the best losers.

What about the Argentinian team?

Argentina is the host of this year's competition and they have been wonderful winning all three games so far they have also been enjoying massive support from their fans.

Former Liverpool star Javier Mascherano is the head coach of the Argentinian Under 20 national team.

According to the reports on Complete Sports and Daily Post, Ladan Bosso explained that his players will give their best to win the game.

Boss wants Nigeria to beat Argentina

“We have to fight for the trophy. I think it is still open. Everybody can be there, and I believe we have the capacity to be there.
“We are into the knockout stage, and in the knockout stage, there is an approach we can employ for it, and we hope we’d have our plans executed accordingly.''

How Nigeria can beat Argentina

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how former Nigerian international, Peter Ijeh admitted that it will be difficult for the Flying Eagles to beat hosts Argentina at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup.

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria face a herculean task on Wednesday night when they take on Albicelestes in the second round of the tournament at the San Juan Stadium.

Having finished third in Group D behind Brazil and Italy, Nigeria progressed to the Round of 16 as one of the best losers, setting up a clash with the hosts.

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