After losing their opening fixture to Germany 1-0 in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Nigeria’s Falconets will be aiming to bounce back to winning ways as they confront Haiti in today’s encounter.
Having featured in all the tournaments since inception, Nigeria who has made two finals knows that anything short of victory today could end their dream of progressing to the knockout stages.
The team will have to conjure all tactics to overcome an Haiti side that narrowly lost their opening game 2-1 against China, in an encounter that is expected to be explosive.
A win for Nigeria would put the team back in contention for a place in the knockout stages before facing China in their final group fixtures on Sunday.
While being favourites on paper, their opponents have already shown that backing down is not an option and can be expected to go all out for victory on Thursday.