In continuation of their preparation for the WAFU Zone B U17 qualifiers, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria jets out to Togo, the venue of the competition, Players and Officials of the team have got clean bill of health as they get the results COVID-19. The results showed that all the players and officials of the team tested negative for the Covid-19 test in StarletsAbuja.
About 35 persons ran the compulsory Covid-19 tests and all came out negative. And this is a major Boost to Fatai Amoo Wards. The team’s Pedigree as the five-time World champions in the cadet youth championship is expected to speak for them as they prepare to pick the ticket for the CAF U17 Cup of Nations tournament holding in Morocco- later this year.
Golden Eaglets’ first game will be against a familiar foe in Cote d’Ivoire on January 6 at the Stade Municipal by 4:00 pm. The clash is predicted to be a tough one for both sides have faced each other in the previous encounters of both countries.
However, On January 9, Nigeria’s pride (Eaglets) will face arch-rival, the Black Starlets of Ghana at the same venue by 4:00 pm in a threesome battle of g4:00 in group B of the 2021 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations qualification.
Historically, in the last edition at Niger republic ( 2018), The two teams, den Eaglets, and Black Starlets could not find the winning goal in the closing stages of the fina4:00 America went on to win 3-1 on penalties following an enthralling encounter.