WAFU U17 Zone B Tourney: Ghana’s Black Starlets & Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Engage in Heartwarming Dance Battle
- Ghana's Black Starlets engaged their counterparts from Nigeria in a light-hearted dance battle during their downtime at the ongoing WAFU U-17 Zone B tournament
- The WAFU U-17 Zone B tournament, which kicked off on Saturday, June 11, will serve as qualifiers for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, which will be staged in Algeria later this year
- Both Ghana and Nigeria have sealed their qualification to the next phase of the WAFU U17 Zone B tournament
Ghana and Nigeria engaged in a heartwarming dance competition as both nations qualified for the semifinals of the ongoing WAFU U-17 Zone B tournament.
The aforementioned nations took their camaraderie to yet another level when they engaged in a friendly dance battle ahead of the semifinal round of fixtures.
The West African neighbours have a storied history which permeates across all spheres of life, from football to music running to the fabled Jollof supremacy.
In a video posted on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, players of the Black Starlets and the Golden Eaglets were embroiled in a dance battle during their downtime after progressing to the next phase of the competition.
Both sides clashed in the competition's opening game with Nigeria's Golden Eaglets handing Ghana's Black Starlets a heavy defeat.
Despite falling at the hands of their sworn rivals, Ghana crashed Togo 3-0 to book their tickets for the last four of the competition while Nigeria sealed their qualification with two wins out of two games.
Ghana and Nigeria could face each other for the second time in the juvenile tournament should the Black Starlets beat Burkina Faso in the semis as the Golden Eaglets do the same against defending champions, Cote d'Ivoire.
Ghana suffer humiliating defeat at the hands of Nigeria
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana's Black Starlets kicked off the WAFU U-17 Zone B tournament on the worst possible note as the 'Twinkling stars' suffered a humbling 4-2 defeat to neighbours Nigeria in the opening game of the tournament at the Cape Coast Stadium.
The West African neighbours renewed their age-long rivalry in the tournament's opening encounter which saw the Golden Eaglets triumphing over their hosts.
Goals from Emmanuel Michael, Precious Williams, Jubril Azeez and Light Ike handed Ghana a tough reality check in their own backyard.