Nigeria lose WAFU U-17 Cup final to Ivory Coast

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets were thrashed 3 – 2 by Ivory Coast in the final of the West African Football Union, WAFU, U17 Cup

Nigeria, the defending champion, lost out despite two late goals from Ahmed Abdulahi after Sindou Kone, Abdrumane Konate and Seydou Traore strikes saw Nigeria to their second defeat against Ivory Coast in the tournament.

Nigeria have won the U17 World Cup five times, and are the most successful team at the tournament.

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