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WAFU U-17: Golden Eaglets, Cote d’Ivoire battle for AFCON ticket

A place at the 2024 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations will be up for grabs when Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire clash in the semi-final at the WAFU B U-17 Championship on Saturday night (today).

The encounter will hold at the University Stadium, Accra. It will commence at 9pm Nigeria time.

The Golden Eaglets have recovered from the disappointment of their opening game draw against Burkina Faso to secure a place in the last four.

Manu Garba ‘s side defeated Niger Republic 1-0 in their second game and thrashed Togo 3-0 in their final group fixture.

The defending champions are yet to concede a goal in the competition.

The former world champions finished top of Group B with seven points from three games, with Burkina Faso finishing in second position.

Hosts Ghana and Burkina Faso will clash in the semi-final.