CAF U-17 Nations Cup: Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Drawn In Group B With Algeria, Congo and Tanzania

By Ogechi Okorie


Abuja (Precise Post) – Two-time African champions, ’s Golden Eaglets, begin the quest for a third continental title and a 13th trip to the World Cup finals with the team drawn in Group B alongside Congo, and Algeria for next month’s U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, from which the four African qualifiers for the will be determined.

The draw ceremony was held on Wednesday at the Monotel Dar El Barka in Nouakchott, Mauritania, and it was conducted by CAF’s Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu.

The Fatai Amoo-led team qualified for the finals after reaching the final of the WAFU B U-17 Tournament staged in Togo last month, where they lost 2-3 to the Cote d’Ivoire team.

Host Morocco are drawn in Group A alongside , and Cote d’Ivoire. Group B sees former champions, , Congo, and Algeria. In Group C, we have Cameroun, Senegal, Mali and Africa.

The U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Morocco from March 13 to 31. won the Cadet in 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013 and 2015.(Premium Times)

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