Nigeria Cricket team (Photo/ICC)
Nigeria Cricket team (Photo/ICC)

Nigeria qualifies for first ever U-19 Cricket World Cup

ANI | Updated: Mar 24, 2019 14:36 IST

Dubai [UAE], Mar 24 (ANI): Nigeria secured a first-ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020 as it defeated Sierra Leone by two wickets on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia.
Nigeria were set a target of 139 runs. The team slipped to 87 for six at one point, but Peter Aho scored a priceless 21 not out to take the team over the line.
The entire squad was jubilant with the win and as a result, confirmed their seat at their first ever global tournament.

Aho had also taken two wickets earlier when Sierra Leone posted 138 all out at Affies Park in Windhoek.
Peter Aho mixed aggression with caution, and he was whittle down the target and Nigeria were helped over the line by the cheering Ugandan crowd. (ANI)