Golden Eaglets have emerged winners of their WAFU Zone B U17 AFCON qualifiers after defeating Ghana 3-1 on penalties on Saturday.
The Golden Eaglets were forced to begin the opening minutes of the first half trying not to concede at the Ghanians attacked and were rewarded with two corner kicks.
In the encounter, Akin Amoo and OLakunle Olusegun Starred for the Golden Eaglets and almost combined to give Nigeria the lead before the end of the first half.
In the penalty shootout, the Eaglets triumphed 3-1 and will thus join seven other teams to battle for four World Cup slots at the 2019 U-17 AFCON tournament in Tanzania.
The Golden Eaglets netted three kicks but lost one, while the Black Starlets converted only one of their four kicks.
David Ishaya, Samson Tijani and Muhammad Ibrahim scored for Eaglets in the shootout, while Amoo who scored in open play lost his penalty kick.
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