WAFU U17: Golden Eaglets Battle Burkina Faso For Final Ticket

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WAFU U17: Golden Eaglets Battle Burkina Faso For Final Ticket

By Niyi Busari

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will face Burkina Faso in the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU U17 tournament in Togo.

Group A winners, Burkina Faso who humiliated Benin Republic 5-1 in the group opener played a 0-0 draw with Niver Republic with the hosts, Togo, disqualified after two wins, Burkina Faso and Niger Republic pick the two semifinals group A tickets.

Cote d’Ivoire defeated Nigeria 1-0 and Ghana 3-1 to top group B while Nigeria came second with one point in two games to set up semifinal clash with group A table topper.

Nigeria versus Burkina Faso semifinal game kick off at 5pm while the second semifinals between Cote d’Ivoire and Niger holds 8pm on Friday

 

The winners of the semi finals will battle for the diadem on Wednesday next week at the Stade Kegue, and also qualify for the CAF U17 Cup of Nations billed for 13th -31st March in Morocco.

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