U17 Africa Cup of Nations final report


Cameroon were crowned U17 Africa Cup of Nations champions after defeating Guinea at the National Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Cameroonians booked their spot in final after defeating Angola on penalties on Wednesday evening, while Guinea overcame Nigeria in the final four.

Just as they did in the semi-finals, neither nation could find a goal during regulation time, forcing the encounter to a penalty shoot-out.

Cameroon managed to hold their nerve in the shoot-out to triumph 5-4 to claim their second U17 Afcon crown.

The four sides qualify for the semi-finals, Camerooo, Guinea, Nigeria and Angola, have qualified for the FIFA U17 World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Brazil later this year.