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CAF Reacts After Nigeria Secured A 1-0 Hard-Fought Win To Qualify For AFCON U-20 Semi-final Round

The African football governing body popularly known as CAF has reacted after the Flying Eagles of Nigeria secured a hard-fought one nil victory yesterday, in the quarter finals ties of the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt against Uganda at the Suez Canal Stadium.

The Nigeria men's U-20 national team under the tutelage of Ladan Bosso were incredible and at top notch with a good fighting spirit thereby secured the crucial win, courtesy of the only first half goal which was enough to separate the two sides at full time.

The remarkable victory for the Flying Eagles of Nigeria over the Hippos of Uganda has now got them progressed to the semi-finals stage of the AFCON U-20 tournament as well as booked a spot for them in the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the 13th time.

After the game, CAF reacted to this with a post via their verified Twitter handle with the caption indicating that the Flying Eagles of Nigeria have now reached the Total Energies AFCON U-20 semi-finals at the expense of 2021 finalist.

Nigeria since getting their campaign back on track after a disappointing two goals to one defeat against Senegal in the opening game of the competition will be hoping to maintain the standard in their next game, as they continue their pursuit in the next round.

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