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CAF cancels U-17 AFCON due to coronavirus pandemic

“Taking into account the cancellation by FIFA of the Under-17 World Cup for which the U-17 CAN was no longer a qualifying tournament. The Committee further noted: the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, increased restrictions on international travel, and uncertainty about the evolution of the situation.”
Former Nigerian goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has asked the Golden Eaglets to forget their previous results against Ivory Coast and go for a win today.

AFCON U-17: Joseph Dosu tips Golden Eaglets to qualify to knockout stages

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dosu Joseph has tipped Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to qualify to the knockout stages of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Champions in Morocco.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has asked the Golden Eaglets to forget their previous results against Ivory Coast and go for a win today.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets group for U-17 AFCON revealed by CAF

Five-time world champions are one of three top seeds for today’s draw along with host nations Morocco and defending champions Cameroon.
According to the NFF, the Golden Eaglets will go ahead with plans to compete at the tournament, despite the cancellation of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

AFCON: Golden Eaglets fail MRI test three weeks to kick-off

In another embarrassing age-related moment for Nigerian football, 40 out of the 60 boys pencilled down as part of the Golden Eaglets contingent to prosecute the Under-17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Benin Republic failed the mandatory Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) age test.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Samuel Chukwueze, Ramon Azeez, Kelechi Nwakali will excel in Laliga Santander

Former Nigeria international and Misr El Makkasa of Egypt African Academies Director, Emmanuel Amuneke, believes that the trio of Samuel Chukwueze, Ramon Azeez and Kelechi Nwakali have all it takes too deliver in the 2020/2021 Spanish top league, Laliga Santander.

FIFA U-17: Why we succeeded in 1993 – Wilson Oruma

Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 3

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets to battle Netherlands in last-16

Five-time champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, have been drawn against the Netherlands in the last 16 at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 11

FIFA U-17: Australia secure historic win over Nigeria

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have surrendered their perfect run-in Group B at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 14

FIFA U-17: Ecuador coach gets sleepless nights over Nigeria

After their opening duel 2-1 victory against Australia in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, Ecuador’s coach, Javier Rodríguez, has been having sleepless nights on how to defeat Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in the second game on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 2

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets down Hungary 4-2 in opening game — in pictures

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night.
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FIFA U-17: Minister charges Golden Eaglets to win sixth title

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has charged Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to display the Nigerian spirit and win the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil for a record sixth time.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Golden Eaglets cautioned against Hungary danger man Nemeth ahead group opener

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
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Tanzania will host successful U-17 AFCON – TFF chief

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Wallace Karia has expressed optimism that the East African nation will host Africa well when eight nations gather for the 2019 AFCON U-17 tournament.

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Borno governor: We need support to win this war

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Ebubeagu: Southeast security outfit makes first public appearance two weeks after establishment

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