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Nigeria U-17 Vs Morocco U-17: Match Preview

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will face Morocco in their second group B match of the 2023 U-17 AFCON in Algeria. SPORTSRATION presents a preview.


Type of Competition: 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations

Fixture: Nigeria Vs Morocco

Kick-off Time: 5pm

Venue: Stade Mohammed Hamaloui, Constantine


Nigeria and Morroco were winners in their opening games at the 2023 U-17 AFCON.

Nigeria U-17 defeated Zambia 1-0 while Morocco were 2-0 victors of South Africa on Sunday April 30.

A win for either side will guarantee progression to the Quater-final with a game to spare.

As it stands, Morocco sit top of the table in Group B with a superior goal difference to second placed Nigeria ahead of the match in Constantine.


Morocco Coach Said Chiba

” It will be a very difficult game and so will all the matches in this group. I watched Nigeria and it is a team which is very strong physically and quick on the offensive,” Chiba was quoted by CAFonline.

“We definitely have to prepare and play them differently from the match against South Africa. We will try to be more organized.”

Nigeria U-17 Head Coach Nduka Ugbade 

” It is going to be a very tough match and I must admit that I am very afraid of Morocco myself. But, we are going for just three things; win, win win.”


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