When Nigeria's U-17 boys outscored Ghana 3-1 in a penalty shootout to qualify for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, few would have taken note of a small but very important squad detail.
Five members of the squad were graduates of the NFF U-15 team, who also progressed from the NFF U-13 team.
There were also graduates of the NPFL/La Liga U-15 Promises tournament.
A few short months ago, these players were in Morocco playing friendly matches.
Both programs were organised with the objective...