NGA VS BFA: Why Fans Are Reacting Despite Golden Eaglets Early First Half Lead

The WAFU U-17 Cup final started with a lot of intensity. Note that the Golden Eaglets were by far the superior team in the first half, and an early goal from Abubakar was sufficient to seal the first-half lead for the Golden Eaglets.

Photo: Nigeria VS Burkina Faso || Twitter

Well, the talking points of the first half were Burkina Faso’s deep defending, the Golden Eaglets’ domination of the game, Nigeria’s missed chances, and Emmanuel Michael’s impressive display, but this article will focus on why fans are reacting despite Nigeria’s early first-half lead. Take a look!

1. The Jerseys For Both Teams Were Similar.

Photo: Nigeria VS Burkina Faso || Twitter

Note that the game started with a lot of intensity, but it was difficult to watch. Note that Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets wore the traditional Lemon and white jersey, while Burkina Faso wore Green Shirts and white shorts.

So, because the game was streamed online, several fans had difficulty differentiating between players of both teams. Note that there were instances where the viewers thought a Burkina Faso won the ball, but it turned out to be a Nigerian player.

Photo: Nigeria VS Burkina Faso || Twitter

Similarly, the players had to be careful with the passes to avoid giving the ball to the opposition. So, the choice of Jerseys made the fans react.

Photo: Some Live Reactions To The Choice Of Jerseys || The NFF@Facebook

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