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WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets defeat Togo, cruise into semi-finals

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU Zone B Under-17 Championship after defeating Togo 3-0 in Accra, Ghana.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Eaglets were second in group B of the WAFU B U-17…


Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU Zone B Under-17 Championship after defeating Togo 3-0 in Accra, Ghana.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Eaglets were second in group B of the WAFU B U-17 Championship going into their final game of the round.

NAN recalls that the game was initially scheduled for Wednesday evening, but was postponed to Thursday morning due to a heavy downpour which got the pitch soaked.

NAN reports that Abdulmuiz Adeleke opened the scoring after an impressive attack, with Abdulmuiz Oladimeji supplying the assist.

The Golden Eaglets after scoring the goal, kept on with their pressure to increase the tally.

Fortunately for the Eaglets again, in the 35th minute, Rapha Adams scored the second goal through a header after a cross from Simon Cletus.

The Eaglets netted their third goal in the 57th minute of the match, the through Adeleke.

Adeleke, however, missed an opportunity of increasing the tally to four in the 68th minute afte
r they won a penalty following a handball in Togo’s area.

With the outcome of today’s match, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will now play in the semi-finals of the Championship, where they will meet Ivory Coast who played a goalless draw against Burkina Faso.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria