Nigeria: Eaglets to face Niger in CAF qualifiers

Nigeria U-17 football team is set to begin another continental quest when they face West African neigbours Niger in a second round qualifier in August, also included in the qualifying pool is Algeria, Libya and Gabon.

Algeria and Libya will do battle in the first round between June and July, before they face Gabon in the second round in August.

The overall winners will then battle the winners of the clash between Nigeria and Niger in September to determine the qualifier for the tournament to be staged by Madagascar in April 2017.

The top four teams in Madagascar will represent Africa at the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India.


Aisha JM