The Flying Eagles of Nigeria were kept down by the Junior Teranga Lions of Senegal.

A lone goal in the first half by Souleymane Faye was all it took for the Junior Lions of Teranga to humble the inform Flying Eagles of Nigeria.

The game started in favor of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria that looked like going to unleash hell on the Lions of Teranga with several breaks from the right side of the attack which ended up with some poor finishing up front by Adams who remains the best tool upfront for coach Bosso.

The Senegalese came up strong with their hard tackles on the Nigerian side and one of the tackles got the best Flying Eagles player in the midfield Daniel Daga out injured.

A good free-kick opportunity awarded the Flying Eagles of Nigeria 20 meters from the Senegalese goal is what led to the counterattack that caught the Flying Eagles of Nigeria napping in the 40th minute.

The Senegalese team ended up wasting several glaring opportunities in the second half, that would have sealed up the game for them.

In the second half, the Flying Eagles injected more men upfront to cancel the 0-1 deficit but ended up seeing Ahmed Abdullahi sent off just minutes after he came on the pitch after a second yellow card offense.

It is important to see how Ladan Bosso and his boys will react in his next game against Egypt before their home crowd on Wednesday.

The opening game between the host Egypt against the surprise team of the tournament Mozambique ended up in a goalless draw.