By Oluwakayode Banjo

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria yesterday came from behind twice to secure a 3-2 victory over South Africa in their final Group B match at the ongoing Under 17 African cup of Nations, AFCON tournament in Algeria.

Nigeria went behind in the sixth minute courtesy of a Vicky Mkhawana’s strike.

Though, Charles Agada scored for Nigeria in 34th minute to level the game, South Africa went ahead for the second time in the game when Siyabonga Mabena scored at the stroke of halftime.

However, less than a minute into the second half, Light Eke scored for Nigeria to make it 2-2, before Abubakar Abdullahi scored in the 64th minute to earn Nigeria a 3-2 win and the advance to the knockout stages of the tournament.

In the other game played yesterday, Zambia defeated Morocco by 2 goals to 1.

Meanwhile, the only match for today will see Burkina Faso tackle Cameroon by 8PM.

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