Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets boosted their chances of qualifying for the semi-finals of the ongoing 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania after beating Angola 1-0 in their second Group A match on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.
It was the second win for Manu Garba’s side at the tournament after beating Tanzania 5-4 in their first Group A game.
The five time winners of the competition will pick a ticket for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil later this year if they reach the semi-finals. All four semi-finalist will authomatically earn 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup spot
Olakunle Olusegun scored from the penalty spot in the 20th minute after an Angolan defender handled the ball in the penalty box.
The Golden Eaglets had so many chances in the first half with five attempts on goal out of the seven shots fired.
The Golden Eaglets will face Uganda in their final group game on Saturday.
By Johnny Edward