U20 WAFU Cup: Flying Eagles risk elimination

U20 WAFU Cup: Flying Eagles risk elimination

The Flying Eagles will be exited from the current year’s WAFU Cup in Togo today should they be defeated by enduring opponents Ghana in a last Group B match.


The Nigeria U20s, who have been compelled to roll out a few improvements to their team because of an age rule for this tournaments, was held to a goalless draw against Niger at the weekend.

Niger, who won Ghana 1-0 in their first match, have officially reserved their entry to the knockout stage of the competition as they presently have 4 points.

The other elimination round ticket will be among Nigeria & Ghana after Benin Republic hauled out of the tournaments.

The Flying Eagles require just a draw to move forward, yet they confront a hard assignment against a Ghanaian side, whose poor start cost them the game against Niger.


The two teams are utilizing this tournament to check their status for the 2019 U20 AFCON in Niger in February.

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