Nigeria will square off against Gambia in the semifinal of the 2023 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria’s Under-20 team defeated Uganda 1-0 on Thursday in the second quarterfinal fixture of the ongoing U-20 AFCON in Egypt.
The Gambia confirmed their place in the semi-finals at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations after a 5-0 annihilation of South Sudan on Friday.
Abdoulai Bojang’s side has also secured a spot at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
The Young Scorpions will face the Flying Eagles in a West African derby in the last four.
The semi-final encounter will take place at the Cairo International Stadium on Monday.
The Flying Eagles booked their place in the semis after a hard-fought 1-0 win against the Hippos of Uganda on Thursday in Alexandria.
The Gambians are unbeaten in the competition, while the Flying Eagles have lost once.