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June 6, 2023

FIFA Rates Flying Eagles Captain Daniel Bameyi High As Nigeria Stun Italy In Argentina

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Flying Eagles Skipper Daniel Bameyi has once again dominated the FIFA Players Statistics after Nigeria shocked all the bookies to beat Italy 2-0 at the U20 World Cup in Argentina.

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The Yum Yum FC of Abuja versatile defender who is known for his silent hardworking qualities was the most rated among the Nigeria Backline with his Complete Passes, Most Attempted Line Breaks, and Most Completed Line Breaks.

The Right Full Back continued from where he stopped against the Dominican Republic with a total of 122 Passes, the highest of any player from both sides.

Bameyi also has the highest number of Attempted Line breaks of Fifty-four and the highest number of Completed Line breaks of Thirty.

His growing influence in the Nigerian team has continued to catch the attention of members of the FIFA Technical team and European Clubs.

Coach of the side Ladan Bosso said he is not surprised with the performance of his captain, Bameyi because of his top versatility.

The player can play at center back, on either side of full-backs or Wing backs, and in Defensive Midfield.

The Flying Eagles ensured their smooth passage to the next round with the 2-0 win with goals from Lawal Salem Fago and Jude Sunday.

The win was sweet revenge for Nigeria who lost with the same scoreline thirty-six years ago at the 1987 World Cup.

It is also the first time Nigeria is beating Italy at any level after the heartbreak of the Super Eagles at the hands of the Roberto Baggio-inspired Italian team at the U.S.A World Cup.

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