CAF U-17 SEMI-FINALS: IT’S GOLDEN EAGLETS VS GUINEA

CAF U-17 SEMI-FINALS: IT’S GOLDEN EAGLETS VS GUINEA

Guinea emerged the Group B runners-up in the CAF U-17 championship in Tanzania to book a place to face Nigeria in the semi-finals on Wednesday. The Guineans beat Morocco 1-0 at the Chamazi Stadium in Mbagala.

Nigeria forced Uganda to 1-1 draw on Saturday to top Group A

Guinea thus picked Africa’s fourth ticket for the World Cup holding in Brazil later this year. Substitute player, Momo Fanye Toure scored the vital goal that earned Guinea the victory.

In the other Group B match, Cameroon, already qualified played a goalless draw with Senegal.

Cameroon will face Angola in the other semi-final match that will come immediately after the Nigeria-Guinea clash.

The semifinals and final stage of the competition will be strictly on knockout basis. In accordance to the Article 73 of the Regulations for the competition, no extra time will be played in the event of draw as the game proceeds to penalty shootout.

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