WAFU B U-17: 10-Man Golden Eaglets Beat Niger Republic 1-0

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets picked up their first win at the 2024 WAFU B U-17 tournament after edging Nigeria Republic 1-0 on Sunday.

The coach Manu Garba-led side had to secure victory the hard way following a red card to Okorie Chibuike in the second half.

Niger Republic went into the game onntbe back of a 3-2 win against Togo while the Eaglets drew 0-0 with Burkina Faso.

A Rapha Adams goal in the 31st minute was enough to secure the Eaglets’ first win.

The Eaglets had to play most part of the second half with 10 men after Chibuike was sent off on 63 minutes.

Earlier on Sunday, Burkina Faso also recorded their first win of the tournament thnKs to a 2-0 win against Togo.

The Burkinabes top Group B on four points while the Eaglets are also on four points and occupy second.

Niger Republic are in third spot

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