Nigeria defeated Ghana on penalties to win the WAFU U17 tournament in Niger and qualify for the African Championship to be held in Tanzania later this year.
The match ended 1-1 and the Golden Eaglets were masterful in penalties to dispatch the Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties.
The victory means Nigeria win the first WAFU B U17 Championship while Ghana will fail to qualify for the African Championship to be played in Tanzania.
This means Ghana will not be able to play at the Fifa U-17 World Cup next year.
Nigeria will join Morocco, Cameroon, Uganda, Angola, and Tanzania for the final phase scheduled for Tanzania in 2019.Read Full Story