2019 CAF U-17 men's AFCON: Niger, Ghana join Nigeria in West Zone B semi-finals

Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Host Niger and Ghana have reached the semi-finals of the West Zone  B qualifiers for the 2019 CAF Under-17 men's football championship, which will take place in Tanzania.

The duo qualified for the knockout phase from Group B, with Ghana winning the group on 4 points. The Ghanaians beat Togo 2-1 in their final group encounter on Saturday, while Niger drew their two matches for 2 points and finished 2nd in the 3-team group.

The duo join Nigeria in the semis. The Golden Eaglets hammered Cote d'Ivoire 5-1 on 6 Sept. to qualify

Group B's last qualifier will emerge after Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire play their final group B match Sunday.

Here is the final Group A standing -

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ghana (A) 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4
2 Niger (H, A) 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
3 Togo (E) 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1

Note - Togo is eliminated. (A) means advance to the next stage.
-0- PANA VAO/AR 9Sept2018

09 september 2018 03:51:38




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