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Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso to win WAFU Cup

Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso to win WAFU Cup

Nigerians rejoice as under 17 boys beat Burkina Faso 2-1 to win WAFU Cup

The final was played between the two west African rivals on Friday, June 24, 2022 at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

The Golden Eaglets would battle hard to make the country proud and come back with the title.

The Golden Eaglets beat the Junior Elephants while the Junior Etalons beat the Black Starlets to book a final spot.

Both teams have already qualified for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) but wanted to return home with the title.

Abubakar Abdullahi put the Golden Eaglets in front as early as the 22nd minute.

A mistake at the back allowed Burkina Faso to equalize going into the halftime break.

Nduka Ugade’s side would hold on to and win the game to be crowned champions.

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