Golden Eaglets beat Niger 2-1 in U-17 AFCON Qualifiers

Golden Eaglets beat Niger 2-1 in U-17 AFCON Qualifiers

The Golden Eaglets will face Ghana in the final of the WAFU B 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tournament following a 2-1 win against hosts Niger on Wednesday.

 


The Nigeria cadet team dominated the encounter right from the start and took the lead two minutes before the break through Akin Amoo who tapped in from close range.

 

In the second semifinal game, 10-man Black Starlets of Ghana came back from a goal down to beat Cote d’Ivoire 2-1 and booked their spot in the final.

 

The final will be played on Saturday at the Seyni Koutnche Stadium, Niamey.

 

The winner of the competition will qualify for the 2019 CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania.

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