Nigeria vs Burkina Faso : Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso 2-1 to win WAFU Cup

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Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso

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The Junior Etalons of Burkina Faso were defeated by the Nigerian under-17 men’s national football team.

The Golden Eaglets defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 in the 2022 West African Football Union (WAFU) under-17 tournament championship.

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On Friday, June 24, 2022, at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana, the two West African rivals played in the championship game.

The Golden Eaglets would fight valiantly to defend their title and bring honor to their nation.

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Even though they secured a ticket to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations, which will be held in Algeria next year, Head Coach Nduka Ugbade has informed his Nigeria U17 players that they still have challenges to overcome.

We are facing Burkina Faso in the competition’s championship game, a team that has won all four of its games so far. We’ve won all three of our games thus far, but in order to win the trophy, we still have one more game to play. We must prevent Burkina Faso from playing five games and winning each one. In order to remain the only unbeaten team in the competition, we must work assiduously to win all four of our games here, Ugbade informed the Golden Eaglets on Wednesday during a training session in Cape Coast.

Ugbade and the Eaglets have received high praise so far at the WAFU B U17 Championship after scoring 10 goals and only giving up four in three games. Left back Emmanuel Michael won Man-of-the-Match honors in all three contests.

Burkina Faso was in the four-team Group with Niger Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, and Benin Republic, whereas Nigeria triumphed in the three-team Group A that also included the hosts Ghana and Togo. The Young Etalons won them all, and on Tuesday, they defeated Ghana, the defending world champions, 1-0 in the second semifinal to advance to a potentially combustible Final against the Golden Eaglets.

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Deadly information Due to his three free-kick goals for Nigeria at this competition, Emmanuel Michael will be the center of attention at the Cape Coast Stadium on Friday night. 6.30 p.m. Ghana time is when the game starts (7.30pm Nigeria time).

Nigeria and Burkina Faso have already qualified for the 2019 Africa U17 Championship, which will be held in Algeria and will determine the representatives of Africa at the FIFA U17 World Cup in Peru in 2020.

Nigeria will sweep the youth football stakes in the seven-nation WAFU B with a victory on Friday night; the U20 Boys (Flying Eagles) won the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niger Republic just last month.

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