AFCON-20 WAFU B U20: Flying Eagles Defeats Ivory Coast To Reach Final

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have qualified for the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held in Egypt.

The Flying defeated Côte d’Ivoire 2-1 after extra time in the second semi-final of the WAFU Zone B tournament in Niger Republic on Tuesday.

In the first half, Daniel Daga gave the Flying Eagles the lead, but the Ivorians equalised on the stroke of halftime.

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The game went into extra time after both teams failed to produce a winner after 90 minutes, with Ibrahim Yahaya scoring from the penalty spot to give the Flying Eagles the victory.

On Friday, the Ladan Bosso-led team will face Benin Republic in the regional competition final.

Benin Republic defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 on Tuesday to get to the final and the U-20 AFCON next year.

Both the Flying Eagles and the Benin Republic have qualified for the U-20 AFCON in Egypt next year.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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