Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team Nduka Ugbade has hailed the individual talent of players of the National U17 team despite losing the final of the ongoing WAFU U17 tournament 3-2 to their Ivorian counterpart on Monday night.
He also added that qualifying for the AFCON U17 finals in Morocco means they have achieved something.
“From 3-0 to 3-2, wonderful performance. It’s not a bad outing actually, it was very possible for us to see that Nigeria is not lacking in talents but in modern Football talent is no longer enough. But having said this the team has tried a lot been able to achieve something at this level, qualifying for Morocco and at the end of the day getting to the finals of WAFU Zone B. I think we have achieved a lot.”
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