Golden Eaglets Win Nine-goals Thriller in Tournament Opener

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria began the Total U-17 African Cup of Nations in remarkable fashion as they defeated host Tanzania 5-4 in a thrilling tournament opener.

The Golden Eaglets went 3-1 into the break as goals from Olatomi, Ubani and Amoo put them ahead – But the Tanzanians, in dramatic fashion came back and led in the second by 4-3 with less than 20 minutes left to play.

However Nigeria wrestled their way back into the match with goals from Ubani and Jabaar who ensured 5-2 victory.

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