Orange 2013 AYC: Finalists to be known today
The two countries to play the final of Orange African Youth Championship in Algeria will be known later this Tuesday after the semifinal games.
Group A leaders, Egypt will be clashing in Ain Temouchent with group B second, Nigeria. The young Pharaohs who go into the match with a 100% (9/9pts) are thrilled to have secured their ticket for the U-20 World event billed for Turkey. Despite a poor start of the tournament, Nigeria would be strong challengers to Egypt. Both sides clashed in two friendly games prior to the championship recording a draw and a win by the Nigerians. The other semifinal match to be played at the Ahmed Zabana stadium (Oran) pits Mali against Ghana. Mali claimed the front seat in group B with six points as well as Ghana who were second in group A. The two semifinal matches take place at 5:30pm. The classification match will be played Friday while the final comes up the following day in Oran.