February 25, 2024
U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets start their campaign with a victory

U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets start their campaign with a victory

The Golden Eaglets defeated Zambia 1-0 to kick off their campaign at the 2023 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations, with Favour Daniel making the difference on the day.

The Golden Eaglets attacked the Zambians from the start, but an excellent Shedrack Kalyati kept them from scoring on numerous occasions.

In contrast, the Zambians initially shown some trepidation before settling down and launching attacks at the Eaglets’ defense.

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Despite the Nigerian players having multiple opportunities, the first half ended scoreless.

The second half continued where the first one left off, with Nduka Ugbade’s team operating at full strength.

The turning point came 14 minutes from the end when Daniel pounced on a wayward ball to give the Eaglets the much-needed advantage.

The Eaglets’ upcoming match in the competition will take place on Wednesday at the Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui against Morocco.

U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets start their campaign with a victory

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