The Golden Eaglets had been spectacular on the 2023 Beneath-17 AFCON, however they didn’t make a mark
The Nigeria Soccer Federation Technical adviser Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that a lot of the gamers from the Beneath-17 crew that participated within the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations can be transferred to the Beneath-20 crew, Soccernet.ng reviews.
Nigeria was the most effective groups on the Beneath-17 AFCON. The coach Nduka Ugbade-led crew performed free-flowing soccer, bossing play and creating possibilities aplenty. Nonetheless, their bane was their incapacity to take the probabilities that they created.
It will definitely value them their place within the event, as they lost to Burkina Faso in the quarterfinal. It was a recreation that they dominated and created a plethora of modifications however nonetheless fell brief.
NFF Technical Director Eguavoen was impressed by their efficiency on the event and he has excessive hopes for them.
“The boys have finished tremendously effectively, it’s fairly unlucky that we didn’t get the World Cup ticket,” Eguavoen told Brila.net.
“Though, sadly, we didn’t qualify for the World Cup, these boys have an awesome future, in actual phrases. You will notice that this crew may be very younger, not simply in Nigeria however throughout the event.
“They’ve a future, it means they’ve an extended, vivid profession. Prior to now we used to have gamers within the Beneath-17, as of 4 or 5 years, you don’t know the place they’re anymore. Both they cease taking part in or no matter, it isn’t simply peculiar to us alone, nevertheless it’s throughout.
“I’m happy with these boys. Going ahead because the technical director, after I get my technical report from Nduka. In a couple of week, we’d see the way it goes.
“Majority of the boys on this crew should kind the nucleus of the subsequent Beneath-20, due to the developmental applications we try to place collectively.
The Beneath-20 crew is at present in Argentina for the World Cup, and a brand new set of gamers must substitute them. Some Golden Eaglets could get the chance to kind the crew.