'They are not ready for the World Cup' - Twitter reacts to Nigeria U17 defeat to Angola U17

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The Golden Eaglets failed to clinch the bronze medal at the age-grade continental tournament in Tanzania

Nigeria suffered their second defeat at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations as Angola pipped them to a 2-1 win in Saturday's third and fourth place play-off encounter.

Wisdom Ubani scored the Golden Eaglets' only goal at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, as efforts from Capita and Zito Luvumbo helped 10-man Angola win the bronze medal.

The loss comes as a disappointment for Manu Garba's boys, who started the tournament on a high as Group A winners ahead of the Palanquinhas.

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Numerous football enthusiasts have expressed their displeasure with the team's management, amidst fears for the country's chances at the Fifa U17 World Cup in Brazil later this year.

 

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