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Manchester City To Finalise Deal For U17 World Cup Winner

FIFA U17 World Cup winner Kelechi Iheanacho is set to sign for Manchester City. Continue reading

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Arsenal Confirm Interest In Nigerian Starlet

Arsenal have confirmed their interest in Kelechi Iheanacho, according to the 17-year-old’s agent. Continue reading

FIFA U17 World Cup: Brazil Still Look Favourites To Take The Crown

Brazil U17s are in scintillating form this month and are still hot favourites to triumph in the FIFA U17 World Cup. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Nigeria U20 1-2 Uruguay U20

Yesterday’s preview of this match warned Nigeria that Nicolas Lopez would come good soon – and he did exactly that as his double sent Uruguay into the quarter finals for a meeting with Spain. He put the South Americans ahead after 65 minutes, only for them to be level because of Olarenwaju Kayode a few … Continue reading

FIFA U20 World Cup Round-Of-16 Preview

The Youth Radar preview’s today’s clashes in the FIFA U20 World Cup Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: South Korea U20 0-1 Nigeria U20

Nigeria pipped South Korea to an automatic place in the next round by beating the Asians by a single goal. Olarenwaju Kayode, another player dubbed as a one-to-watch by The Youth Radar’s U20 World Cup preview, scored the only goal to seal Nigeria’s progression. Watch full video highlights below.

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group B

A preview of Group B of the FIFA U20 World Cup, kicking off in Turkey later this week. Continue reading

Ivory Coast Lift African U17 Championship After Penalty Win

Ivory Coast denied Nigeria a chance at lifting the African U17 Championship trophy for the third time as they won 5-4 on penalties in Morocco.
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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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