Golden Eaglets head coach, Nduka Ugbade was relieved to see his side make the quarter-finals at the ongoing 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Algeria.
The two-time champions defeated the Amajimbos of South Africa 3-2 in their final Group B game on Saturday night.
The victory saw the Golden Eaglets finish second in Group B and earn a place in the quarter-finals.
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“It was a really tough match because South Africa is a really good team and they gave us a tough time. They have three players that are really good; Mabena (Siyabonga), Mkhawana (Vicky) and Dokunmu (Michael). They are very talented players and I was honestly scared of them at first,” Ugbade said after the match.
He was delighted to see his side finally firing well to score three goals, having struggled to find the back of
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