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  • Updated: February 01, 2023

U-17 AFCON: Ruthless Golden Eaglets Thrash Local Side 9-Nil In Friendly

U-17 AFCON: Ruthless Golden Eaglets Thrash Local Side 9-Nil

In preparation for the 2023 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations, the Golden Eaglets demolished Ikon Allah Football Club 9-0 in a warm-up fixture.

The game was played at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja on Wednesday morning.

Four goals were registered by the 2022 WAFU B champions before the break.

The five times world champions added five more goals in the second half to record a massive victory in their first friendly since camp opened.

Nduka Ugbade's await their group opponents as the final draw for the TotalEnergies U-17 Africa Cup of Nations takes place today at the Cercle National de l'Armée in Algiers, Algeria.

Nigeria is in Pot 1 alongside hosts Algeria and defending champions Cameroon ahead of the AFCON draw.

The U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will hold from 29 April to 19 May in the cities of Algiers, Constantine and Annaba, which are currently hosting the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship.

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and Gambia are the most successful countries with two titles each.

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