Golden Eaglets prepare for Morocco


The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have been drawn alongside Tanzania, Algeria and Congo in group B of next month’s AFCON U17 tournament in Morocco.

The Nigeria national U-17 football team known as the Golden Eaglets, is the youngest team that represents Nigeria in football and are also two-time Africa champions with their most recent title at the 2007 edition. The overall winners of the three groups, as well as the best runners-up, will advance to the semifinals of the competition.

The group pairings:

Group A: Morocco, Uganda, Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire

Group B: Nigeria, Tanzania, Algeria, Congo

Group C: Cameroon, Senegal, Mali, South Africa

The competition is scheduled to take place in Morocco from March 13-31, 2021.