Fifa has congratulated the Flying Eagles for qualifying for the 2019 U-20 World Cup in Poland after beating Niger 1-0 on Friday.
The West Africans defeated the hosts at the U-20 African Cup of Nations to seal a ticket to the competition.
While reacting to the Eagles’ qualification, Fifa took to its Twitter handle to celebrate with the team.
“The Flying Eagles are headed to this year’s #U20WC Poland 2019! 👏🇳🇬. They’ve finished top of Group A at #TotalAFCONU20 and reached the knockout stage,” Fifa tweeted.
Nigeria did not qualify for the championship in 2017 edition staged in South Korea.