Sunday, 16 September 2018

Nigeria U17 Team Qualifies For 2019 AFCON

Nigeria has qualified for the 2019 Africa U-17 Championship after beating Ghana 3-1 on penalties in the final of the WAFU qualifying tournament.

The game, played on Saturday at Niamey in Niger, ended 1-1 after regular time.

Ghana went ahead with a goal in the 54th minute of the clash with the Eaglets making things level some minutes later via Akinkunmi Amoo.

As both sides battle for a goal produced nothing, the game was now taken to penalties where the Nigerians succeeded 3-1.

Nigeria will now joins seven other teams to fight for a place at the 2019 U-17 World Cup.

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