The Golden Eaglets want only one extra win to e-book a spot on the Below-17 World Cup later this yr, and they’re keen to work their socks off to get it
The Golden Eaglets tackle Burkina Faso within the quarterfinals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday.
Nigeria have a tricky battle of their fingers, as Burkina Faso completed second of their group after defeating defending champions Cameroon.
Nonetheless, the staff boasts of high quality gamers that may do the injury when the chance is out there.
The final time the Golden Eaglets did not advance previous the quarterfinal stage of the AFCON was the 2017 version, and they’d not desire a repeat of that.
Forward of their sport in opposition to Burkina Faso, defender Michael has expressed optimism over the staff’s possibilities of profitable.
“We now have ready effectively for this match and we’re prepared for the tie,” Michael told CAF Media.
“We need to give our greatest as a superb consequence will qualify us for the World Cup and that is our ambition.”
A victory for Nigeria wouldn’t simply give them a semifinal spot on the AFCON, it might additionally seal their place on the World Cup.