The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will face defending champions Cameroon or Burkina Faso in the quarter-finals of the 2023 U-17 AFCON in Algeria.
The Eaglets’ possible opponent was confirmed on the Nigeria Football Federation’s Twitter handle.
In their final Group B game on Saturday, the Eaglets came back twice to edge South Africa 3-2.
The win saw them finish as runners-up behind Morocco, who fell to a 2-1 defeat to Zambia.
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Cameroon and Burkina Faso, who are in a group that has only three teams following South Sudan’s disqualification, lost their first games to Mali.
While Burkina Faso lost 1-0 to Mali, Cameroon lost 2-0.
The game between Burkina Faso and Cameroon will take place today (Sunday, May 7).
The quarter-final tie between the Eaglets and Cameroon or Burkina will hold on Thursday, May 11.
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