U-20 AFCON: Nigeria, Mali To Clash In Semi-final

By Amosu Adeboye, LAGOS

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will do battle  with Mali in the semi-final of the Africa U -20 Cup of Nations on Wednesday at the Stade Seyni Kountche,  Niamey,  Promptnewsonline.com reports.

Mali defeated Ghana 1-0 in their final Group B game at the Maradi Stadium to book a date in the last four with the seven-time champions.

The Malians finished in second position in the group behind the young Terangha  Lions of Senegal.

The Flying Eagles top Group A with seven points with two wins and a draw from their three group games.

Both Nigeria and Mali also clashed in the semi-final  of the U-20 WAFU Cup in Togo in December with the Flying Eagles winning 1-0 to reach the final of the sub-regional tourney.

The match will kick-off at 4.30 pm Nigerian time. 

Senegal and South Africa will clash in the other semi-final also on Wednesday at the Seyni Kountche Stadium.

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