Flying Eagles Clash With Mali In U-20 AFCON Semi-final On Wednesday

  • 10,Feb 2019 02:42 AM
  • By Iwedi Ojinmah

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will face fellow West Africans Mali in the semi-final of the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday at the Stade Seyni Kountche, Niamey, reports

Mali defeated Ghana 1-0 in their final Group B game at the Maradi Stadium to book a date in the last four with the seven-time champions.

The Malians finished in the second position in the group behind the young Terangha Lions of Senegal.

The Flying Eagles top Group A with seven points with two wins and a draw from their three group games.

Nigeria and Mali also clashed in the semi-final of the U-20 WAFU Cup in Togo in December with the Flying Eagles winning 1-0 to reach the final of the sub-regional tourney.

Senegal and South Africa will clash in the other semi-final also on Wednesday at the Seyni Kountche Stadium.


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