Africa Still Three Forces Strong in FIFA U17 World Cup Knockout Rounds

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 01: Peter Olawale of Nigeria kicks the ball during the FIFA U-17 Men's World Cup Brazil 2019 group B match between Australia and Nigeria at Valmir Campelo Bezerrao Stadium on November 01, 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

With Cameroon’s shock, early exit at the FIFA U-17 world cup; the African champions could not handle the pressure on the world stage, Africa’s remaining 3 representatives are all set to vie for places beyond the round of 16, when the second round matches get underway, Tuesday.

Angola have a date to keep with South Korea, while Nigeria will go up against the Jong Oranje of the Netherlands on Wednesday.


Africa’s best team in Brazil, Senegal go head to head with the an exciting young Spanish side in what promises to be a real banger – also on Wednesday.


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