The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will proceed to participate in the upcoming U17 African Cup Nations qualifiers, WAFU B under 17 tourneys, which will hold in 2021 www.sportspedal.com.ng reports

According to the Nigeria Football Federation after the conclusion of her Executive Committee meeting which took place in Abeokuta on Tuesday, the competition will afford the team to qualify for the 2021 Africa U17 Cup Of Nations and also serve as a venue to discover talents for the senior teams.


The African U17 Nations Cup was set to be the qualifier for the FIFA U17 World Cup but it was cancelled by FIFA due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Nigerian team has been in camp for the past two months under the watchful eyes of coach Fatai Amoo in Abuja as a screen for the best young talents that can represent the nation at the tournament continues.

Nigeria is the most successful team in world football as far as the U17 category is concerned, having won the U17 FIFA World Cup on five different occasions

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