Pinnick charges Eaglets to stay focused, pick AFCON ticket – Punch Newspapers


Amaju Pinnick, Pesident, Nigeria Football Federation, has charged the U-17 national team, Golden Eaglets, to keep level heads and stay focused to conquer Ghana’s Black Starlets in Niamey.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eaglets will take on the Black Starlets in the final of the CAF U-17 Cup of Nations WAFU B Tournament in Niamey on Saturday.

The winner of the tournament will qualify for the finals of the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations .

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Both West African giants of world cadet football clash at the Stade General Seyni Kountche, with the lone ticket to the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania 2019 to serve as the spur for an explosive encounter.

The atmosphere will be further charged by a 67-year rivalry between both nations, with crucial wins for either country over the decades.

But the Eaglets are…

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