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Senegal 2-1 Nigeria: Flying Eagles Crash Out Of U-20 World Cup

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Senegal knocked out Nigeria's national U-20 team from the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

The Flying Eagles were beaten 2-1 in a West African derby game which lived up to its billing. The Lions of Teranga held off a dangerous Nigerian side at the Lodz Stadium to secure a spot in the quarter-finals.

Amador Sagna opened the scoring with a low drive in the 36th minute for Senegal before Ibrahima Niane doubled in first half stoppage time.

The Nigerians, however, responded swiftly in the second half through a deflected Success Makanjoula free-kick five minutes after the restart.

Paul Aigbogun's men pressed for an equaliser in the closing minutes of the game but their opponents willed their way to victory.

Watch the highlights of the game below: