Eaglets Lose To Cote d’Ivoire In Semi-finals

WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Suffer Defeat Against Cote d’Ivoire In Semi-finals

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets lost 1-0 to Côte d’Ivoire in the semi-finals of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana on Saturday.

With the defeat, the Eaglets will not be at the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations and also miss out on qualification to the World Cup.

The hero for the Ivorians was Youbah Coulibaly as he got the only goal in the 54th minute.

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Coulibaly’s impressive performance against the Eaglets saw him win the Man of the Match award.

The junior Elephants have now qualified for the U-17 AFCON tournament.

They will take on Burkina Faso in the final while the Eaglets and Ghana will face off in the third-placed game.

To get to the final, Burkina Faso shocked hosts Ghana 2-1 in the first semi-finals also played on Saturday.

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