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2019 U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets beat Ghana On Penalties To Qualify

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The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria beat Ghana to pick the solitary ticket to represent the zone at the 2019 U-17 AFCON

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria beat the Black Starlets of Ghana 3-1 on penalties in the final of the 2018 WAFU Zone B U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers played on Saturday, September 15.

Black Starlets broke the deadlock in the 54th minute but The Golden Eaglets responded almost immediately as Amoo scored the equaliser after some fine play in midfield.

The Match went into penalties after 90 minutes. David Ishaya scored Nigeria’s first penalty as Ghana hit the cross bar.

Captain Samson Tijani scored the second for Nigeria as Ghana also converted.Amoo missed for the Golden Eaglets but Ghana’s Agyapong also could not covert.

Muhammad Ibrahim scored for Nigeria as Issaaku missed for Ghana which crowned the Golden Eaglets champions.

By defeating the Black Starlets in the final of the WAFU Zone B, the Golden Eaglets get ticket to represent the zone at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to hold in Tanzania.

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