Black Starlets ended the WAFU-B U17 tournament on a high after beating Ivory Coast 3-2 to win bronze in the third-place playoff.
Abdul Rashid Adam scored on the 9th
Ivory Coast goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo has been handed an 18-month ban by football's world governing body FIFA for a doping violation.
The 33-year-old tested positive last year for the
Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 0-0 draw.
The North Africans got the upper
Defending champions Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 defeat against Ivory Coast in Douala.
Needing a win to stay alive, Algeria trailed by
Sierra Leone scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser to grab a 2-2 draw against Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations in Douala.
The Elephants had been coasting but
Ivory Coast captain Max Gradel scored a spectacular winner as the Elephants narrowly beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations opener.
Ex-Bournemouth and Leeds forward