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Peseiro, Eguavoen Hail Golden Eaglets On WAFU Cup Win



Tremendous Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has heaped plaudits on the Golden Eaglets following the staff’s profitable outing on the WAFU B U-17 Championship in Ghana.

The Nduka Ugbade led facet defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 in a keenly contested last conflict on the Cape Coast Stadium on Friday evening.

The Golden Eaglets have been clearly the perfect staff within the competitors, profitable all 4 video games.

The Nigerian boys may even compete on the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Algeria early subsequent yr.

Nigeria took the lead on 22 minutes when Abubakar Abdullahi nodded residence Emmanuel Micheal’s very good cross.

The Burkinabes rallied again with Abdulramane Ouedraogo netting the equaliser three minutes earlier than the break.

Abdullahi nevertheless scored the profitable objective two minutes into the second half.

“Congratulations to the Golden Eaglets for his or her good win towards Burkina Faso and changing into WAFU B champions! 👏👏👏🇳🇬,”Peseiro wrote on his Twitter deal with.

Former Tremendous Eagles head coach and technical director of the Nigeria Soccer Federation Augustine Eguavoen additionally eulogised the Eaglets for the fantastic feat.

“Congratulations are so as to the Golden Eaglets. Led by Nduka Ugbade. Huge effectively achieved, to your complete Nigeria U17 gamers and backroom workers! WAFU B Champions 👏🏾,”Eguavoen tweeted.

By Adeboye Amosu


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