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WAFU U-17: Golden Eaglets Depart Nigeria For Cape Coast

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Nigeria Golden Eaglets depart the country for WAFU B U-17 Championship in Cape Coast, Ghana.

The Golden Eaglets are in Group A alongside hosts, Ghana and Togo.

The five-time world champions will open their campaign against hosts Ghana at the Cape Coast Stadium on Saturday.

Golden Eaglets head coach, Nduka Ugbade has picked 20 players with five more players on standby after an intensive screening exercise at the FIFA Goal Project, Abuja.

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Ugbada In an interview with thenff.com said:

“I am happy with the squad that we have been able to come up with, and I can say confidently that we are going to Ghana to do the nation proud.”

“Our primary objective is to earn a ticket to the Africa Cup of Nations, and then we go full throttle for the trophy. Nigeria has a pedigree in U-17 football and we cannot afford to disappoint.”

The two finalists from the competition will feature at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Algeria early next year.

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