African Under-17 football championship: Nigeria tackles Tunisia in second semi-final match. Two-time champion Nigeria will Wednesday take on Tunisia here in the second semi-final match of the 10th African Under-17 football championship holding in Morocco.
To get to this stage, Nigeria won Group B with six points ahead of Cote d'Ivoire (5 points), Ghana and Congo in that order. Ghana, also two-time winner, and Congo, bronze medallist in 2011, have since left the tournament.
The Tunisians, fourth-place winner in 2007, were runners-up in Group A behind host Morocco, eliminated by Cote d'Ivoire in the first semi-final Tuesday, and ahead of Gabon and Botswana, both of whom have been eliminated.
Nigeria was runner up to Ghana at Mali 1995, winner in 2001 in Seychelles, bronze medallist in 2003 in Swaziland, and winner in 2007 in Togo.
The winner of Wednesday second semi-final match will take on Cote d'Ivoire in the final on Saturday.
CAN U-17 2nd semi-final: Nigeria leads Tunisia 2-0
With just 17 minutes gone, Nigeria may well be on its way to another goal feast at the 10th African Under-17 football championship in Morocco.
In their second semi-final match here Wednesday, Nigeria leads Tunisia 2-0.
In the group B campaign, Nigeria had beaten Ghana 6-1 and Congo 7-0.
CAN U-17 second semi-final: Goals galore as Nigeria leads Tunisia 3-2
As predicted, the goals are beginning to pour in here with Nigeria leading Tunisia 3-2 with only 33 minutes into Wednesday's second semi-final match at the 10th African Under-17 football championship in Morocco.
CAN U-17 second semi-final: Half-time score Nigeria 3, Tunisia 2
Nigeria and Tunisia scored five goals in between them, three for Nigeria and two for Tunisia, as the second semi-final match here Wednesday went into half time at the 10th African Under-17 football championship in Morocco.