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2022 U17 WAFU B: Golden Eaglets Safe 2023 AFCON Ticket After Semifinal Win Towards Côte d’Ivoire


The Nigeria U17 Golden Eaglets displayed one more spectacular efficiency within the semifinal conflict of the continuing WAFU B Match towards Côte d’Ivoire in Ghana.

Recall that talking at a press convention on Monday, the coach of the aspect, Nduka Ugbade had advised the boys the significance of the sport and the way it’s the ‘Match of their lives’.

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The Ivorian obtained an early purpose within the second minute of the sport by way of a spot kick, with the Eaglets responding nicely and so they had been rewarded with a free-kick purpose from Emmanuel Michael within the thirtieth minute of the sport.

The Eaglets continued asking extra questions from the Ivorians as Emmanuel Michael scored one more free-kick purpose within the forty third minute to provide Nigeria the lead.

The purpose that ensured the win for the Eaglets got here within the sixtieth minute from Abdullahi Abubakar as the sport ended 3-1 to Nigeria.

This was sufficient to take Nigeria to the finals of the event.

Emmanuel Michael was rewarded with the Man of the Match award for the third time within the event and likewise a robust contender for participant of the event.

The win towards Ivory Coast confirms Nigeria’s qualification for 2023 U17 AFCON.


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