Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets failed to make it to the final of the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations going on in Tanzania after falling 10-9 to Guinea in the semis. Sportinglife.ng takes a look at the players performance.
Sunday Stephen: Will certainly feel bad for not saving one of the penalties after two good saves in full time. (7/10)
Shedrack Tanko: Scored in the penalty shootout besides performing his defensive duties. 6/10
Ogaga Oduko: Made a lot of runs and proved a constant threat until he missed his penalty that gave Guinea victory. 6/10
Clement Ikenna: One of the scorers during the penalty shoot-out, Ikenna did well to keep the Guinean attackers at bay. 7/10
David Ishaya: Another good outing from the Eaglets defender. (7/10)
Olatomi Olaniyan: Indecisive even though he scored his penalty 5/10
Samson Tijani: Anchored the midfield brilliantly. Scored his kick in the penalties. (7/10)
Fawaz Abdulalhi: Started on a nervous not but picked up later . Also converted his penalty (5/10)
Akinkunmi Amoo: Eager to get on the scorer’s sheet. He was replaced. (6/10)
Ibraheem Jabaar: Was a target for the Guinean defenders. Also scored from the spot (6/10)
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Wisdom Ubani: Converted his penalty and should have scored in the second half. (6/10)
Olakunle Olusegun: Came in fro Amoo and had a decent game. Scored his penalty kick. 6/10)
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