Nigeria VS Angola: Golden Eaglets Out In Third-place Game At U-17 AFCON



Angola defeated Nigeria 2-1 on Saturday, to claim the bronze medal at this year’s U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania.

The Golden Eaglets, however, kept their ticket to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

To get to this stage, Garba Manu’s men narrowly edged Tanzania in a nine-goal thriller; won by a goal from the spot against Angola; came from behind to draw against Uganda; and lost on penalty shoot-out against Guinea

Nigeria behind through a fine strike from top scorer of the tournament Capita, before Wisdom Ubani levelled the scores at 1-1.

Andre Sebastio Zito then netted the winning goal for the Angolans three minutes after the break.

Cameroon and Guinea will contest Sunday’s final in Dar es Salaam.

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