The Nigeria national under20 team, The Flying Eagles have been drawn in Group A, Alongside host, Niger Republic, South Africa and Burundi in the CAF Under20 Cup of nations schedule to take place as From February 2nd-17th 2019 in Niger.
The flying Eagles are in Togo for the West Africa Football Union ( WAFU) zone B tournament which is Also a preparatory tournament for the 6 West Africa countries that will be participating in the CAF Under20 Nations Cup, Namely:, Niger, Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso and Senegal whom are also participating in the WAFU tournament.
The flying Eagles whom failed to qualify for 2017 edition hosted by Zambia are back to center stage of the CAF Under20 Cup of Nations and seeking to retain the title which they lost to Zambia after missing 2017 edition.
The tournament is also means of qualifications to 2019 FIFA under20 world cup in Poland, the four Semi finalist will automatically qualify and Represent Africa in the 2019 under20 world cup.
The full draw:
CAF U20 AFCON DRAW
South Africa ??
Burkina Faso ??