U-17 AFCON: U-17 AFCON: Why Golden Eaglets misplaced to Burkina Faso

U-17 AFCON: U-17 AFCON: Why Golden Eaglets misplaced to Burkina Faso

The Golden Eaglets noticed plenty of the ball, however their lack of precision within the remaining third proved to be pricey in the long run

Golden Eaglets coach Nduka Ugbade has acknowledged that their incapability to take their possibilities in entrance of aim was the rationale for his or her loss to Burkina Faso on Thursday, Soccernet stories.

Nigeria was knocked out of the Underneath-17 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 loss to Burkina Faso. Aboubacar Camara scored twice for Burkina Faso, whereas Abubakar Abdullahi scored the comfort for Nigeria.

Nonetheless, the Golden Eaglets’ might have scored multiple. They dictated play for many embers of the fixture and missed a plethora of possibilities, and that was their largest drawback within the competitors.

Burkina Faso nonetheless, wanted just some possibilities earlier than they obtained their two targets.

The loss didn’t cease Nigeria’s run within the event, it additionally routinely ended their possibilities of qualifying for the World Cup later this yr.

Coach Nduka Ugbade was upset along with his boys’ loss, and he shared his ideas.

“The gamers are upset in fact as a result of they’re younger however we should assist them as a result of they should proceed their careers,” Ugbade told CAF Media.

“We must always work on their improvement as a result of I consider that a few of these gamers will ultimately transfer to the senior nationwide workforce.

“I’m proud of the efficiency of our gamers and in such competitions, even in case you lose, you acquire one thing by creating the gamers for the longer term.”

“The whole lot labored as we had deliberate, however we couldn’t rating with the possibilities we had. We paid dearly for that. We be taught the teachings and transfer on,” he mentioned.

Burkina Faso will play Senegal within the semifinal of the Underneath-17 AFCON on Sunday.

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