Eaglets thrash Guinea 4-0

Eaglets thrash Guinea 4-0

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Sunday in Conakry, defeated Guinea 4-0, to qualify for the next round of the African Junior Championship on a 7-0 aggregate.

The Eaglets won the first leg qualifier 3-0 in Calabar a fortnight ago to now set up a final qualifier between the winners of the match between Mali and Algeria in the middle of November.

On Sunday, the Eaglets led 2-0 by first half with goals from Alhassan Ibrahim and Isaac Success.

Success scored again in the second half to complete his brace with goal scorer Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Matthew outstanding for the visiting Nigerians.

Musa Yahaya completed the rout with a fourth goal for the Eaglets.

Nigeria have won the U17 World Cup thrice in 1985, 1993 and 2007, but the class of 2012 are proving to be unstoppable as they have won their two qualifiers against Niger and Guinea home and away.

They have also scored 17 goals and conceded only a goal in the process. The African Junior Championship will be staged in Morocco in April. 

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