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U17 AFCON: Diouf leads Senegal stars in CAF Team of the Tournament

U17 AFCON: Diouf leads Senegal stars in CAF Team of the Tournament

Senegal players Serigne Diouf, Amara Diouf, Serigne Diouf and Abdou Aziz Fall have been named in CAF's Team of the Tournament for the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations. Yahaya Lawali is the only Nigeria player in the 11-man selection after his solid defensive performances for the Golden Eaglets that earned him two Man-of-the-Match awards while Burkina Faso defender Lacina Traore got the nod for the left-back...

U17 AFCON: Burkina Faso starlet Alio sets sights on title

U17 AFCON: Burkina Faso starlet Alio sets sights on title

Burkina Faso forward Souleymane Alio is confident of their fighting spirit for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations title following their 2-1 defeat of Nigeria at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Algiers on Thursday. Though the 16-year-old’s name was not on the scoresheet, his performance against the Golden Eaglets earned him the man of the match award as the Young Stallions progressed to the semifinals of...

‘Golden Eaglets played like nothing was at stake’ – How Nigerians reacted to U17 AFCON exit

‘Golden Eaglets played like nothing was at stake’ – How Nigerians reacted to U17 AFCON exit

Nigerians are far from happy following the Golden Eaglets' exit from the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday night. Nduka Ugbade's boys suffered a 2-1 loss to Burkina Faso in the quarter-final which sent them packing from Algeria and also miss a qualifying ticket for the FIFA U-17 World Cup later this year. The Golden Eaglets conceded two defeats and recorded two wins in four...

U17 AFCON: How to watch Nigeria vs South Africa game

U17 AFCON: What next for Nigeria after defeat to Burkina Faso?

The Golden Eaglets' adventure at the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations came to an end on Thursday following a 2-1 defeat to West African rivals, Burkina Faso. Aboubacar Camara's goal in each of the half of the encounter broke the hearts of Nigerians as Abubakar Abdullahi's 67th-minute effort stood as a consolation for Nduka Ugbade's team. The defeat shatters lots of ambitions for Ugbade's team...