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Nigeria Secure AYC Semi-Final Spot

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria became the first side to qualify for the semi-finals of the African Youth Championship after they defeat Congo-Brazzaville 4-1 on Wednesday evening.

Nigeria captain, Musa Muhammed, bagged a brace, while further strikes from Ifeanyi Matthew and  Taiwo Awoniyi  secured the win for Manu Garba's side.

The win also means the Nigerians qualify for the 2015 World Cup in New Zealand in two months time.

There is still one more semi-final spot available for Group A, after Cote d'Ivoire and hosts Senegal played out to a 2-2 draw in the final game of the day.

South Africa's Amajita will be action against Mali on Thursday in their second match of the campaign, while Ghana will take on Zambia in the late match.

 

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