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U-20 AFCON: Nigeria beat Niger, qualify for World Cup

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Nigeria’s U-20 team have qualified for the World Cup in Poland, following a 1-0 win over Niger Republic, in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Kano Pillars midfielder, Alhassan Adamu, scored the only goal of the game from a free-kick in the 73rd minute.The victory also ensures a semi-final berth for the Flying Eagles.

Nigeria has won the competition a record of seven times.Paul Aigbogun is aiming to clinch an eighth title in Niamey.

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