Nigeria’s U20 Team beat Tunisia in the Loser’s final at the Ongoing U20 African Cup of nations in Egypt. Goals from Mohammad Ibrahim, Abdullahi Ahmed, and Jude Sunday were enough to seal the crucial win for Ladan Bosso’s mean.
However, many fans have been reacting to the outstanding display by the Flying eagles, Ladan Bosso’s move to give fringe players opportunities, Tunisia’s poor defending, and the outstanding solo goal by Jude Sunday, but this article will focus on why Jude Sunday’s performance suggest Ladan Bosso should have started him in the semifinal against Gambia.
1. Jude Sunday Is A Very Direct And Effective Winger.
Against Tunisia, Jude Sunday scored a brilliant solo goal, where he beat several Tunisia defenders before placing the ball in the back of the net with his left foot.
The fast and direct winger didn’t start a single game at the tournament before the third-place game, but his overall display shows that Coach Bosso should have counted on him against Gambia in the semifinal.
Against Tunisia, Jude Sunday was very effective in tight spaces and most importantly, the defenders found it very difficult to stop him in one vs one situation.
Hence, Jude scored two goals. So, the youngster’s performance suggests that Coach Bosso should have started him in the semifinal game against Gambia instead of using him as a substitute.
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