Guinea Stop Olympic Eagles From Qualifying For Under-23 AFCON Finals
Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles on Tuesday failed to qualify for the 2023 Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations, after losing 0-2 to Guinea in the second leg of their fixture Rabat, Morocco.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 0-2 loss in this final qualifying fixture made it a 0-2 aggregate loss after a 0-0 draw in Abuja on Wednesday.
Both teams fought hard on the turf of the Prince Moulay Al Hassan for one hour, before Guinea took the lead and added a second goal 15 minutes later.
NAN reports that Nigeria emerged champions of the Africa Under-23 Cup of Nations in Senegal in 2015 and reached the finals staged in Egypt four years ago