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Golden Eaglets come from behind to beat South Africa



Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets put up a great show Saturday night, coming twice from behind to beat South Africa  3-2 in a Group B encounter of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria. What a group that almost have a photo finish as Zambia also came from a goal behind to beat Morocco.

Nigeria and Morocco therefore ended the group with six points apiece. But it is Morocco that emerge leaders on head-to-head rule.

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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