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2023 U-20 W/Cup: CAF Salute Nigeria, Gambia, Tunisia For Round Of 16 Qualification

2023 U-20 W/Cup: CAF Salute Nigeria, Gambia, Tunisia For Round Of 16 Qualification

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has praised Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, Gambia and Tunisia for making it to round of 16 at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina.

CAF took to their Twitter handle to celebrate the three African teams left in the competition.

“Three African teams are through to the #U20WC knockouts! keep making us proud 🙌.”

The Flying Eagles finished third in Group D and progressed as one of the third best placed teams.

They will take on hosts Argentina in the round of 16 on Wednesday.

Gambia topped Group F and are drawn with Uruguay in the first knockout stage while Tunisia who placed third in Group E will face Brazil.

Meanwhile, AFCON U-20 winners Senegal crashed out in the group stage after finishing bottom.


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WORDPRESS: 8
  • DANURCHMAN 12 months ago

    Senegal the disgraced African U20 Champions.

  • Footballfanatic 12 months ago

    The remaining 3 African countries are facing potential champions lol…

  • Four four two 12 months ago

    Senegal know how to play gra gra football in Africa because CAF referees tolerates most of those physicalities. But in the world stage they will always find it difficult to make impact because FIFA referees do not tolerate rough play . Moreover it more of tactics than physicality. Let them go learn from Nigeria , Ghana and perhaps Cameron how to play at the world stage.

  • Dom Dom 12 months ago

    At this stage Nigeria (Flying Eagles) should play as a united team. Emphasis should not be on who score goal, but determination to win. Let them see the next match as the final of finals. Unnecesary style of play is not important. Play together and put ball in the net.

  • Sunkymat 12 months ago

    Naija football fans, we are never consistent, i thought Senegal has the best youth system in Africa. Yeye pple, they are african gragra.
    We expect Nigerian teams to win every competition they go for as of they are the only team in Africa.

  • Bairro 12 months ago

    whach The Gambia

  • Gambia have been impressive,theyre a possession based,closely knit side that give much away and in my eyes are the TRUE African champion,Our beloved Nigeria are a decent and solid side that is capable of surprising even itself,the Tunisians are a gritty and feisty side with a tendency to explode in moments while Senegal is the local champion that huffed and puffed to no avail and I loved how they were disgraced out of this tournament.

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