U-23 AFCON Qualifier: Olympic Eagles go lock horn with Guinea for Ibadan on March 22


Nigeria’s U-20 side wey be Flying Eagles go lock horns with their opponent as dey don dey look ahead to how they go win a second Olympic football gold medal. Na Guinea dem go host in U23 Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying fixture. The first leg go happen inside Lekan Salami Stadium wey dey Ibadan and that one go shele on Wednesday, 22nd March.

Na two penalty wey happen in the match wey dem bin play against Tanzania bin make the result stalemate when dem be play first leg of second-round fixtures. The match wey happen inside Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam last year October. Na free kick from Timilehin Ogunniyi and another penalty from Success Makanjuola wey be the skippo for the return leg match wey happen in Ibadan bin make the Eagles reach the final rounds.

Na the match wey go happen between them and Guinea go make us know who go progress to the 4th Africa U23 Cup of Nations wey go shele in Morocco this year. Na Nigeria bin win the second edition of the U23 Cup of Nations wey Senegal bin host in 2015 and dem bin koh win Bronze for Men’s Olympic Football Tournament wey happen in Brazil the following year.

Source: Complete Sports Nigeria

Transcribed: Aremo Eludire Isaac


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