Former Flying Eagles head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has told the team to expect a tough duel in their semi-final fixture against Mali at the Africa Under-twenty Cup of Nations in Niger.
The seven-time African champions will face Mali in the last four tie at the Seyni Kountche Stadium, Niamey on Wednesday.
The Young Eagles finished in second position in the group behind title favourites Senegal. The Flying Eagles sealed a spot in the semi-final on Friday after edging out hosts Niger 1-0 in their final Group A clash. Paul Aigbogun’s men top the group with seven points after two wins and a draw from the games.