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Manu Garba: Bigger Guinea U17 players intimidated my boys

After missing out on the U17 Africa Cup of Nations final, Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba has praised his players, stating that they played ‘gallantly’ in the face of ‘bigger’ Guinea U17 boys.
Coach of Guinea U17 national team Mohammed Camara has expressed delight after guiding his nation past Nigeria to qualify for the final of the 2019 CAF Africa U17 cup of nations winning 10-9 on penalties 1

U17 AFCON: Guinea coach thrilled with historic feat over Nigeria

Coach of Guinea U17 national team Mohammed Camara has expressed delight after guiding his nation past Nigeria to qualify for the final of the 2019 CAF Africa U17 cup of nations winning 10-9 on penalties after both sides were deadlocked on goalless at regulation time.

U17 AFCON: Emmanuel Babayaro reminds Nigeria U17 to improve conversion rate

Former Nigeria youth international Emmanuel Babayaro has cautioned the Golden Eaglets over complacency ahead of their semi-final clash against Guinea at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations.
Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.

U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets tackle Guinea in fierce semifinal duel

Two-time champions Nigeria and West African rivals Guinea will clash at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam this afternoon in what is a much-anticipated first semi final of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations.
Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.

U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets top group despite 1-1 draw with Uganda

Two-time champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria finished as winners of Group A of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania after forcing Uganda to a 1-1 draw at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.
Coach of Tanzania’s U17 national team Serengeti Oscar Mirambo has attributed his side’s opening day 4-5 defeat against Nigeria to inexperience after having held their own against the Nigerian throughout the duration of the game.

Golden Eaglets assistant coach says team will improve defensively

Second assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 National team Jolomi Atune has stated that the Nigeria U17 national team will work more on improving the team’s defensive organization after winning its opening match against host nation Tanzania 5-4.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

U17 AFCON: 60,000 Tanzanians won’t intimidate Eaglets – Manu Garba

Nigeria will feel no pressure playing host Tanzania on the opening day of teh CAF 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations, the Eaglets will manage well according to Head Coach Manu Garba.
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Jolomi Atune: Golden Eaglets wait on NFF to approve camping

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team Jolomi Atune has stated that the Nigeria U17 team is currently waiting for the NFF to approve a substantive date for the team’s resumption of camping ahead of preparation for this year’s U17 AFCON.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Manu Garba: Golden Eaglets have Champions mentality

Head Coach of Nigeria Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba, said his boys would be ready to make the country proud when the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations begins in Tanzania on 14th April 2019.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Golden Eaglets to battle Ghana’s Starlets for ticket to Tanzania

Nigeria and Ghana will rekindle a 67-year rivalry when the Golden Eaglets take on the Black Starlets of Ghana in Niamey on Saturday for a place in the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations finals.

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