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Golden Eaglets’ U17 Africa Cup of Nations opponents emerge this Wednesday




Nigeria’s U-17 football team, Golden Eaglets will get to know their U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Algeria 2023 opponents on Wednesday when the draw for the final competition is conducted.

It will be done at the Cercle National de l’Armée in Algiers, Algeria.

The ceremony is scheduled at 2pm Nigerian time. Twelve teams will be involved in the draw. Nigéria and Burkina Faso are representing WAFU zone B, while Senegal and Mali will represent WAFU zone A.

The other teams are: Algeria and Morocco for North Africa, Zambia and South Africa for the southern Africa confederation (COSAFA), Somali and South Sudan for East Africa while Cameroon and Congo will represent Central Africa.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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