Michael Named MOTM Again After Win vs Togo
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria defender Emmanuel Michael, has been voted Man of the Match for the second time at the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana.
Michael was adjudged the most outstanding player, after helping the Eaglets defeat Togo 3-1 in their second Group A game on Tuesday.
He first won the award in the Eaglets’ 4-2 win against hosts Ghana in the opening game of the competition.
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He scored the first goal of the tournament with a brilliant free-kick against the Black Starlets of Ghana.
He is a player of Simoben Academy in Kaduna which is owned by Super Eagles forward Moses Simon.
A win for Michael and his teammates in the semi-final will see them automatically qualify for the 2023 U-17 AFCON in Algeria.
Next year’s U-17 AFCON will also serve as qualifiers for the 2023 FIFA World Cup in Peru.
By James Agberebi
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