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WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Suffer Double Injury Blow Ahead 3rd Placed Game Vs Ghana

WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Suffer Double Injury Blow Ahead 3rd Placed Game Vs Ghana

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will be without defender Daniel Mendie and Rapha Adams in Tuesday’s third-placed game against Ghana in the WAFU B U-17 tournament due to injury.

Media officer of the Golden Eaglets Francis Achi made this known on Monday.

Achi posted a photo of the two players on his X handle, strapped up in bandages.

“Update from Golden Eaglets camp…
Daniel Mendie, left full back and Rapha Adams, a striker with two goals in the tournament are out of the 3rd place game against Ghana on Tuesday 5pm Nigeria time,” he wrote on his handle.

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While Ghana lost 2-1 to Burkina Faso in the semi-finals, the Golden Eaglets fell 1-0 against Côte d’Ivoire.

Following their semi-final wins, both Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire have qualified for the U-17 AFCON.

According to Achi CAF will confirm in the coming days if three or four teams will qualify from WAFU B.

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  • Selfmade KING 3 weeks ago

    Four teams ll qualify!

    Caf is going to organize a 32 African under  17 and since it’s maiden edition where Africa ll have 10 teams, caf wldnt neglect Ghana and Nigeria!

    Both Ghana and Nigeria ll qualify 

    8 nations from Southern Africa 
    8 from North Africa 
    8 from east Africa 
    8 from weste Africa 

    32 teams in the under 17 where 10 ll be selected 

    • Emecco 3 weeks ago

      Which country in Africa will host a cadet Tournament of 32teams?? If its tru that Africa would present 10 teams to the new expanded FIFA u-17 World Cup, then we need to just make the qualifiers on home and away knockout basis.

      • Selfmade KING 3 weeks ago

        Algeria is hosting the next under 17 and they have the facilities for it 

    • Self-made king. I suspect that too. Both countries have qualified. It’s going to be four countries.

      • Selfmade KING 3 weeks ago

        Yes it’s …..

        Caf ll never neglect a maiden African tournament where there ll be 10 teams to qualify to the wc!

        It ll never happen!!

        Nigeria and Ghana have the ONLINE support to be neglected by caf  and the physical support too!

        Who want to see KENYA et in under 17 lol

        People are saying is going to be 16, some are saying is going to be 24 but actually GHANA AND NIGERIA third and fourth match scenario changes the DYNAMICS and caf ll have no other option than MAKING IT 32 African nation tournament!!

        Everyone should wait and see!!

        After Ghana and Nigeria match tomorrow, caf ll confirm this news 

    • Coache 3 weeks ago

      Where is WAFU A? PLEASE stop spreading rumours oooo.

  • JimmyBall 3 weeks ago

    Why is Cape Verde not playing in WAFU or age grade tournaments in Africa only their seniors…

    • Coache 3 weeks ago

      Maybe they are in WAFU A?

      • Selfmade KING 3 weeks ago

        They are in ZONE  A with the likes of Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia  etc 

        There’s goin to be 8 teams from each regional association 

        With wafu, there ll be 

        4 nations from zone A

        4 nations from zone B 

        Making the total 8 

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