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U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets to play Burkina Faso in QF following Cameroon’s elimination

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The quarterfinals are scheduled to carry on Wednesday, Could 10 and Thursday, Could 11.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will pair up with Burkina Faso’s U-17 facet within the quarterfinals of the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations after they defeated Cameroon 2-0 of their remaining group recreation on Sunday.

The Golden Eaglets had secured passage to the quarterfinals of the competitors on Saturday as targets from Charles Agada, Mild Eke and Abubakar Abdullahi helped Nduka Ugbade’s facet to an emphatic 3-2 victory over South Africa.

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Having completed as runners-up in Group B behind Morocco, Nigeria have been slated to play the runners-up of Group C which was to be both Burkina Faso or Cameroon.

Dorinel Yondjo gave Cameroon the lead, however an identical targets from Souleymane Alio, within the house of two minutes and 9 seconds, gave Burkina Faso the victory.

Yondjo had damaged the impasse for Cameroon within the 61st minute after recieving a by way of ball from Essono Dipanda, and dribbling previous the keeper earlier than slamming into an empty internet.

Burkina Faso, nevertheless, countered by rushing up their assault, and Alio was in a position to get to an Ousmane Camara by way of cross and slide the ball previous Cameroon’s keeper.

A incredible line-breaking by way of cross was made two minutes later, and Alio once more, raced on to it earlier than burying a low shot previous the keeper to provide the West Africans the wanted win.

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World Cup ticket awaiting quarterfinal winner

Burkina Faso will now head to the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Algiers to tackle Nigeria within the second quartefinal fixture slated for Thursday, Could 11.

The winner of the encounnter is not going to solely proceed to the semifinal to tackle the winner of the quartfinal recreation between Senegal, and South Africa, however would additionally choose up a ticket to the 2023 FIFA World Cup.