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Nigeria Golden Eaglets Beat Host Tanzania In A 9 Goals Thriller

The Nigeria U17 National Team, Golden Eaglets open their 2019 CAF U17 Campaign with a 9 goals thriller against host Tanzania.

Olatomi Olaniya open the scoring in the 21st minutes before Edmud John 22nd equalise for Tanzania a minute later to cut short the Eaglet Celebration.

Nigeria took the lead again through Wisdom Ubani whom took out a defender to score in the 30th minutes before Akinkumi Awoo double the lead for the Nigeria side in the 37th minutes before half time.

The Tanzania side improve on resumption of the second half with Kelvin John scoring a long rage shot from outside the box in the 52nd minutes to cut the lead for Tanzania.

Tanzania got thier a penalty in 58 minutes with Edmud John taking the penalty which hit the Nigeria goalkeeper Suleiman Shaibu to his own net.

Tanzania got another penalty again less than 2 minutes with Edmund John sending Nigeria goalkeeper to the wrong side in the 60th minutes to give Tanzania the Lead.

The Eaglets didn’t give up as Wisdom Ubani scored his brace in the 72nd minutes with a nice freekick before Ibraheem Jabeer scored the winner for the Golden Eaglets in the 79th with a shot outside the 18.

Nigeria next game will be against Angola on Wednesday.

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