Nigeria WAFU: Flying Eagles To Face Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire In Group B

Nigeria Flying Eagles will face Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire in Group B of the WAFU B zonal qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U-20 Nations Cup to be hosted in Mauritania.

The draws which was held on Tuesday pitched Niger Republic, Benin Republic and Burkina Faso in Group A.

The tournament will be hosted in Lome, Togo and will begin from   November14 to 29, 2020.

Following the lift of ban on contact sports by the Federal Government, the team will begin preparation for the tournament in Abuja.

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The two top finalists in the qualification, will represent the region at the main tournament in Mauritania.

Nigeria Flying Eagles have won the edition for seven times and won it last in 2015.

The Flying Eagles are expected to start preparations for the WAFU B zonal qualification tournament this week in Abuja after the Federal Government lifted restrictions on contact sports late last weekend.

The 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania will hold from February to March.

The Flying Eagles have won the U-20 AFCON title a record seven times and last won it in 2015.

At the 2019 edition in Niger Republic, the Nigerian side finished fourth.

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