The UK African Cup U16s team reached the final by playing great football and beat Somalia convincingly in the semi-finals 4-1.
The final was an excellent spectacle with African music and a great mix of fans.
Morocco started really well, playing at a high standard. Sure enough, the Moroccan team scored first to make it 1-0.
A few minutes later the Moroccan defence allowed Nigeria to equalize and make it 1-1.
This affected the Moroccan team and Nigeria started to take control of the game. It wasn’t long before Nigeria scored a second goal to make it 2-1.
Although the young Moroccan team came back well in the last 15 minutes Nigeria held out for a deserved victory.
Both teams should be delighted with their performance. The teams displayed a commendable attitude, and it was a great game to watch.
FINAL SCORE U16S NIGERIA 2 MOROCCO 1
The senior team also behaved in a manner to make us all proud. They played great football to beat Senegal 2-1 to get 3rd spot.