MATCH REPORT: Nigeria beat Ghana to win WAFU Cup Championship final Featured
15 Sep

MATCH REPORT: Nigeria beat Ghana to win WAFU Cup Championship final

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have clinched the maiden edition of the tournament after beating Ghana in the WAFU Cup Championship final on Saturday evening.
Nigeria managed to whip the Black Starlets of Ghana 3-1 on penalties after the entire duration has ended in a one-all draw.
After lack of goals in the first department of the match, Taufiq Shaibu fetched the opener for the Ghana U17 on the 54th minute.
Six minutes later, Amoo snatched the leveller with a cool finish for the Nigerians.
Both sides squandered their numerous chances created and set-pieces awarded to them in the last thirty minutes of the game.
The match ended in 1-1 stalemate but Nigeria U17 team lifted the trophy after beating Ghana 3-1 on penalties.
Nigeria have automatically earned a qualification to the 2019 Africa Youth Championship which will be held in Tanzania next year.
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