In the competition’s second semifinal match on Tuesday evening, Burkina Faso edged hosts Ghana 1-0.
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Two goals by dead ball expert Emmanuel Michael and a glancing header by Abubakar Idris Abdullahi condemned the U17 boys of Cote d’Ivoire to a 1-3 defeat in the first semifinal of the ongoing WAFU B U17 Championship in Cape Coast, Ghana.
Hosts Ghana, who received a 4-2 plastering by five-time world champions Nigeria on the opening day, can now not earn more than three points with their only remaining game against the Togolese on Friday.
The five-time world champions started off from where the country’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles left off against Ghana’s Black Satellites at the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niger Republic last month, where the wards of Coach Ladan Bosso hammered their Ghanaian counterparts in the opening match on their way to the title.
In preparation for the upcoming WAFU Cup Championship, the Nigeria U-17 team played TAICO on Thursday in Abuja.
Olakunle confirmed this to a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria from his base in Denmark on Thursday.
Hammarby IF defeated their Haecken counterparts on 5-4 penalties after the regulation and the extra time ended barren.
The 18-year-old Nigerian is being watched by Leicester City, Atlético Madrid, Valencia, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax.
CAF Director of Competitions Samson Adamu conducted the draw, assisted by Mauritania’s legend Mustapha Fall on Wednesday in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
The ceremony, which will be conducted by CAF’s Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu, will commence at 2pm Nigeria time and will be broadcast on CAF’s digital platforms.
The former Golden Eaglets’ assistant coach, according to close relatives, died of complications from the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic
Lawan, who spoke to NAN through his Special Adviser on Sports, Sani Fema, on Sunday night, stated that the team deserved to be rewarded for not crashing out at the group stage.
Victory means the Golden Eaglets are now not only eligible to battle for the tournament’s diadem on Wednesday, but have also joined the teams that have qualified for the 2021 U17 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Morocco from March 13 to 31
With the draw, Nigeria’s hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the tournament hangs in the balance, having lost 0-1 loss to Cote d’Ivoire in their first match
Ivory Coast scored the winning goal 14 minutes from time.
Nigeria’s U17 Boys, Golden Eaglets, will fly into Lome on Sunday morning from Lagos, with a squad of 25 players who are expected to pick the ticket from the WAFU tournament to represent the region in this year’s CAF U17 Cup of Nations taking place in Morocco.
Sunday was the seventh anniversary when the coach Manu Garba-led side extended the country’s grip on the cadet trophy with her fourth title.
The information was contained in a condolence message by Osun United, signed by its Media Officer, Tajudeen Amodu, on Sunday
This followed a 3-1 defeat of the Eaglets in a highly entertaining match in the early hours of Wednesday
The Nigerian side, who topped Group B with six points, will on Tuesday morning aim for the quarter finals of the competition.