Nigeria Defeat Ghana To Qualify For 2019 U-17 Africa Cup Of Nations

The Nigerian U-17 team has qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Tournament scheduled to hold in Tanzania in 2019.

The Eaglets beat their Ghanaian counterpart 3-1 in penalty shootout after both teams could not be separated after 90 minutes.  The win means the Golden Eaglets has picked up the sole ticket to the tournament to represent the zone at the tournament.

The black starlet of Ghana broke the deadlock in the 54 minutes, but the Eaglets responded almost immediately through Amoo who scored after great work in the midfield. .

Both teams couldn’t add to their tally and the game inevitably went to penalties according to the rule of the of the qualifiers.

Amoo, who was the hero earlier missed his spot kick bvut his blushes were saved by Ghanaian’s duo of Agyapong and Issaaku who were unable to convert from the spot.


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