Nigeria hammers Ghana in U17 WAFU B Championship group Opener – Latest Sports News In Nigeria
Nigeria’s U17 Boys, the Golden Eaglets, kick started their WAFU B Championship with a 4-2 victory over Ghana on Saturday.
Goals from Emmanuel Michael, Precious Williams, Jubril Azeez and Light Eke gave the Eaglets victory.
Michael converted a free kick from the edge of the box to open scoring. For the second, Williams pounced on a poor save to double the lead before the break.
Azeez increased Nigeria’s tally seven minutes after the break, before Abdul Rasak Salifu reduced the deficit for Ghana three minutes later.
Yahaya Lawal then set up Ike for the Nduka Ugbade-tutored side’s fourth in the game.
Next for Nigeria is game 2 scheduled for Tuesday, June 14th against Group A opponent Togo.
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