Nigeria vs Burundi
Venue: UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Nigeria.
Flying Eagles will take on Burundi in their second leg Zambia 2017 CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Calabar on Saturday.
The match will be played at the UJ Esuene Stadium and Nigeria will be out to qualify for the tournament, which they won last year in Senegal. The Flying Eagles won their seventh African title without losing a match in 2015.
Burundi lost the first leg 1-0 to Nigeria in Bujumbura on May 22 courtesy of a strike from Chukwudi Agor.
88′ Goal. Ndikumana Magloire gets one for the Young Swallows. Nigeria 2-1 Burundi (Agg.3-1)
80′ Goal! Kelechi scores a sumptuous free kick to double Flying Eagles’ lead.
70′ Gooalll! Osimhen Converts from the spot. Nigeria 1-0 Burundi (Agg.2-0) Chukwueze was fouled in the box.
59′ MISS! Zakari’s header goes inches off target.
47′ Substitution: Orji Okonkwo in, Madueke Chinedu out
46′ Second half gets underway
Half Time stats:
Yellow Card 0-0
Red Card 0-0
Shots on target 3-0
Shots off target 3-2
HT Nigeria 0-0 Burundi
41′ CLOSE. Nwakali’s low effort from outside the box goes inches wide.
38′ SAVED. Chukwudi’s effort from the edge of the box is saved Burundi Goalkeeper
31′ OFFSIDE CALL. Agor Chukwudi taps into an empty net,but referee Sanogo rules offside
10′ Burundi under immense pressure from the rampaging attack of the Flying Eagles
7′ CLEARED. Osimhen’s effort is cleared off the line. Great pass from the left from Michael Kingsley.
3′ MISS! Zakari misses from close range.
0′ Game on in Calabar. 1 min silence was observed in honour of departed icons of Nigeria Football, Late Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Amodu