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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Greece U20 1-1 Paraguay U20

A random draw was used to see whether Greece or Paraguay would finish top of Group D after sharing a point each. Continue reading

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Mali U20 1-4 Mexico U20

Mexico enjoyed their maiden win of the FIFA U20 World Cup after beating African nation Mali. Marco Bueno got them off to the perfect start by scoring inside two minutes and Jesus Corona doubled the lead ten minutes later. Samba Diallo got one back for Mali but goals from Jesus Escoboza and Uvaldo Luna finished … Continue reading

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group D

Mali, Paraguay, Mexico and Greece all come head to head in a group that really could go either way. Continue reading

Familiar Faces in African Under 20 Championship Finals

Ghana squeezed through to the 12th edition of the African Under 20 Championship Finals after a scarily-exciting two-legged affair with Morocco. The Ghanaians breezed through the first leg, winning 4-1 in Accra but were quickly pegged back in the return leg that saw Morocco go in 2-0 up at half-time. Morocco finally won the tie 3-1 … Continue reading

Nigeria and Cameroon to Contest African Final

Nigeria and Cameroon will contest the final of the Orange African Youth Championships. Both sides won their semi-final clashes against Mali and Egypt respectively. Nigeria played a convincing victory against Mali with goals from Uche Nwofor, the tournament’s joint top goalscorer, and a last minute penalty from Stanley Okoro. Nigeria mounted pressure on the Malians … Continue reading

World Champions Defeated in African Under 20s

Ghana have suffered a 2-1 opening day defeat in this year’s African Youth Championship. Nigeria were the victors as the reigning African and World Under 20 champions will now need wins against Cameroon and Gambia to qualify for the semi-finals. Uche Nwofor, renowned for his scoring ability in Nigeria’s nationa league, grabbed the opener after … Continue reading

African Tournament Postponed

The African Under 20 Championship has been postponed due to political unrest in the host country, Libya. The best interests of the teams involved will see the tournament being moved to another country. The Confederation of African Football said a week ago “Due to security concerns and the current unstable political situation in Libya, the competition has … Continue reading

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