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NGA 1-2 BFA: Meet 4 African Teams To Qualify For 2023 U-17 World Cup As Nigeria Suffers Defeat

The Golden Eaglets' suffered a painful loss against a determined and coordinated Burkina Faso team. Burkina Faso's U-17 team took the early first-half lead after Nigeria's defender Ogboji's painful error. In the second half, Camara got his brace after converting from the penalty spot before Abdullahi got a consolation goal.

Photo: Nigeria U-17 VS Burkina Faso U-17 || Twitter

However, many fans have expressed their disappointment as the team failed to reach the semifinals of the AFCON U-17 tournament, and what is even more painful is the fact that Nigeria wasted a lot of opportunities to score an equalizer in the second half. On the other hand, Burkina Faso's young players are celebrating, and thus article will now focus on the four African teams to qualify for the upcoming 2023 U-17 World Cup as Nigeria suffers a loss. Take a look!

1. Senegal.

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After a convincing 5-0 win against South Africa, Senegal sealed its spot at the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. The team was also the first to book its spot at the AFCON 2023 U-17 semifinal.

Photo: Senegal U-17 VS South Africa U-17 || Twitter

2. Morocco.

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The Moroccans also thrashed Algeria by 3-0 in the quarter-final, and by doing so, it booked its place at the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup that is expected to take place later this year.

Photo: Morocco U-17 VS Algeria U-17 || Twitter

3. Mali.

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Mali also thrashed Congo by 3-0 in a comfortable win. The team progressed to the semifinal and would face Morocco, but the win was enough to qualify for the upcoming U-17 World Cup.

Photo: Mali U-17 VS Congo U-17 || Twitter

4. Burkina Faso.

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Burkina Faso's narrow 1-2 win against the Golden Eaglets was enough to qualify for the upcoming 2023 U-17 World Cup. The game was full of many tense moments, but Burkina Faso was able to resist Nigeria's press and seal the important three points. Note that Burkina Faso will now face Senegal in the semifinal of the ongoing AFCON 2023 tournament.

Photo: Nigeria U-17 VS Burkina Faso U-17 || Twitter

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