WAFU B U17: Nigeria 0-1 Cote d’Ivoire – Child Elephants finish Golden Eaglets’ AFCON and World Cup goals

WAFU B U17: Nigeria 0-1 Cote d’Ivoire – Child Elephants finish Golden Eaglets’ AFCON and World Cup goals

Nigeria won’t be on the 2024 U17 Africa Cup of Nations following the Golden Eaglets’ surprising defeat to Cote d’Ivoire on Saturday night, Soccernet.ng experiences.

Cote d’Ivoire’s Child Elephants produced a nerve-racking 1-0 victory over Nigeria within the semifinals of the WAFU B U17 Championship to dump the Golden Eaglets out of the AFCON and the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Nigeria made it to the semifinals as Group B winners after successful two video games towards Niger and Togi and drawing with Burkina Faso.

The Manu Garba-tutored boys had impressed in these video games by scoring 4 objectives and bonding none to e book a date with Group A runners-up Cote d’Ivoire.

Nonetheless, the Golden Eaglets lacked innovative within the closing third towards the Ivorians and didn’t muster an equaliser after succumbing to a second-half sucker punch from Youbah Koulibaly. 

Cote d’Ivoire will be a part of Burkina Faso on the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations later within the yr, with Ghana and Nigeria each eradicated. The 2 international locations can even commerce tackles within the closing of the WAFU B match.

Ghana, the WAFU B U17 Championship hosts suffered a disappointing 2-1 loss to Burkina Faso earlier within the yr.

With the U17 AFCON serving because the qualifiers for the FIFA U17 World Cup, this additionally means Nigeria won’t be taking part on the twentieth version of the Mundial.

Will probably be the second consecutive World Cup that the Golden Eaglets will miss after failing to qualify for the 2023 version.

Nigeria are probably the most profitable nationwide staff on the U17 World Cup with 5 titles, the final of which the Eaglets received in 2015.

Imhons Erons

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