Nigeria’s U-17 national male team, the golden Eaglet will come up against the Baby Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire in the semifinal of the on-going WAFU B U-17 tourney in Ghana.
The Golden Eaglets topped group A with two wins while Cote D’Ivoire finished second in group B, losing their third game to Burkina Faso 4-2 to end the group stages.
Nduka Ugbade led team will square up against the young Ivorians rivals on Tuesday next week to decide which teams will qualify for the final of the regional tourney in Ghana.
Niger Republic had defeated Benin Republic 2-1 in the final group game as both teams exited the championship for Burkina Faso and Cote D’Ivoire to qualify.
In the other semi final, Burkina Faso face will face hosts, Ghana on Tuesday to see which team will reach the final.
The two finalist will represent the region at the U-17 African Cup of Nations next year.