Nigeria Golden Eaglets have emerged the 2022 U17 West African Football Union (WAFU B), champions after a 2-1 victory over Burkina Faso.
Abubakar Abdullah’s brace gave the five-time world champions the edge to lift the title. Abdramane Farouz with a good header restored the parity for the Young Stallions after Abubakar had put Nduka Ugbade boys ahead to end the tough first half in 1-1. Two minutes after the restart, Abubakar once again capitalised on Burkina Faso goalkeeper terrible mistake to put Nigeria ahead again.
The two finalists, Nigeria and Burkina Faso have picked the two tickets to represent West African countries at the CAF U17 African Nations Cup in Algeria in March, 2023