WAFU Zone B tournament – Golden Eaglets tackles Niger Rupublic


Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will face Niger Republic in
the ongoing WAFU Zone B, African Cup of Nations
(AFCON) U-17 qualification tournament today Wednesday.
The Manu Garba led team qualified for the semifinals as group winners after a 5-1 thrashing of Cote D’ Ivoire in the second game » .
The last result in the group saw Cote D’ Ivoire beat Burkina
Faso 3-0 to book their spot in the next round.
The result between the other two opponents meant that the
Golden Eaglets progressed to the semifinal as group winners
despite losing 3-2 to Burkina Faso in their opener » .
The result also meant that Cote’D Ivoire finished as group
runners-up to Nigeria while Burkina Faso crashed out in the
opening round.
AS group winners the Golden Eaglets will face off with host
Niger who finished second in the other group.
While Cote d’ Ivoire who finished runners-up will play Ghana
who were the other group winners.
The game between Ghana and Cote d’ Ivoire will take place early today
while the other semifinal between the Golden Eaglets and
Niger will still take place today after the first match.
The winners of the WAFU Zone B will represent the zone at
the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to
hold in Tanzania.

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