U-17 AFCON:Golden Eaglets to face Guinea in semi-final


High riding and five time world champion, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will on Wednesday  face Guinea in the first semi-final match of the ongoing 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations  at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Guineans finished in second position in Group B following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Morocco on Sunday afternoon.

Momo Toure scored the winning goal for the West Africans four minutes after the hour mark.

Cameroon emerged Group B winners with seven points after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Senegal also on Sunday.

The Young Lions will take on Uganda in the other semi-final fixture on Thursday.

The Golden Eaglets held Uganda to a 1-1 draw in their final Group A game on Saturday and finished top of the group with seven points.

All the four semi-finalists have already booked a place at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

 

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