Flying Eagles Drawn Alongside Hosts in 2015 AYC

Nigeria will play Senegal, Congo and Côte d’Ivoire in the finals of the 2015 African Youth Championship.

All 8 qualified teams for the Confederation of African Football (Caf) U-20 championship were classified into two pools at the draw ceremony held in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday.

Hosts Senegal and 2013 champions Ghana were seeded and placed into Groups A and B respectively.

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, bronze medalists in the previous edition, will look to progress into the last-4 of the tournament so as to ensure qualification for the 2015 Fifa U-20 World Cup billed for New Zealand between May 30 and June 20.

Kelechi Iheanacho is Among Flying Eagles Stars to Be Paraded in Senegal in March. Image: Getty.
Kelechi Iheanacho is Among Flying Eagles Stars to Be Paraded in Senegal in March. Image: Getty.

Senegal 2015 finals is scheduled to start March 8 through 22.

Full Group

Group A: Senegal, Nigeria, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire

Group B: Ghana, South Africa, Mali, Zambia

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