Nigeria lose WAFU U-17 Cup final to Ivory Coast
Fatai Amoo’s boys started the competition on a shaky note when they lost their opening Group B match
to Ivory Coast. . The Golden Eaglets secured a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso in the semi-final to advance
into the final and subsequently qualified for the 2021 U17 Africa Cup of Nations which will take place in
Morocco. The Golden Eaglets will be expected to return to Nigeria to prepare for the 2021 U17 Africa Cup
They finished fourth at the 2019 edition in Tanzania to qualify for the World Cup in Brazil, where they
reached the round of 16 of the tournament.
Nigeria has won the U17 World Cup five times and is the most successful team at the tournament.