All Africa Games: Flying Eagles lose final to Burkina Faso
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All Africa Games: Flying Eagles lose final to Burkina Faso

Nigeria's U-20 team suffered a 2-0 defeat to Burkina Faso in the final of the All Africa Games men's football event.

The result means Nigeria surrendered the gold medal to Burkina Faso, and settled for silver.

The Paul Aigbogun’s charges conceded twice in the first half of the encounter played at the Stade Moulay Hassan.

Both sides had played a 1-1 draw in the group stage of the tournament.

Nigeria last won an All Africa Gold medal in the 1973 edition.