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Golden Eaglets walk tight rope in WAFU B U-17 tournament ahead of Togo game

Nigerian Golden Eaglets earned a qualification spot for the 2025 Africa U17 Cup of Nations tourney after defeating Ghana’s Starlets by 3-2 in a hard-fought third place game yesterday, at the WAFU B U17 Championship.

Following a goalless draw in their opening match against Burkina Faso, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets claimed a narrow but crucial 1-0 win over Niger in the WAFU Zone B U-17 AFCON qualifiers.  This marks their first victory in the tournament. Coach Manu Garba made strategic adjustments to the team for this game, introducing Oreoluwa Agbenla and […]

Golden Eaglets begin WAFU B U-17 tournament with goalless stalemate against Burkina Faso

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets final Group B game against Togo at the WAFU B U-17 Championship has been postponed to later this morning.

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria failed to defeat Burkina Faso in their opening match of the 2024 West African Football Union (WAFU) zone B U-17 championship. The Eaglets, the tournament’s defending champions, played a goalless draw against the Burkinabes at the University Stadium in Accra, Ghana, yesterday night. The Eaglets will face Niger Republic in […]