Pinnick Charges Golden Eaglets To Get AFCON Ticket
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has charged the U17 National Team, Golden Eaglets to keep level heads and stay focused.
Nigeria and Ghana face-off in the final of the CAF U17 Cup of Nations WAFU B Tournament at the Stade General Seyni Kountche on Saturday.
The winner of that match will go on to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations, Tanzania 2019.
The atmosphere will be further charged by a 67 – year rivalry between both nations, with crucial wins for either country over the decades.
Nigeria would be buoyed by the maturity that comes with a plurality of experience, having come from a shaky start to the tournament to reach the final battle.
They fell behind 0-2 to Burkina Faso in their opening match before drawing level, only to lose the tie by conceding late in the game.
Against the Ivorians, they fired from all cylinders from the beginning and led 5-0, and against Niger Republic on Wednesday, created loads of chances.
Speaking further, the NFF supremo advised the young lads to avoid distractions from agents, who according to him, will deceive and hurry them into signing for clubs that would not aid their proper development.
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