Nigeria U17 face hosts Niger Republic in U17 Afcon qualification semi-final

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The Golden Eaglets finished as group winners after Burkina Faso bowed 3-0 to Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday

Nigeria U17 will face Niger Republic U17 in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations qualification semi-final.

The Golden Eaglets finished as West B Zone Group B winners after Burkina Faso crumbled 3-0 to Cote Ivoire on Sunday.

Manu Garba’s boys made a shaky start in the competition following their 3-2 defeat to Burkina Faso, before overpowering the Junior Elephants 5-1.

For the Baby Menas, they finished as Group A runners-up after two draws with Ghana and Togo.

The last four is billed for Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Stade Municipal, Niamey.

Winner of the clash will meet the winner between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the championship.

The champions will get an automatic to the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania.