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By Chineze Ogugua

The Golden Eaglets began their quest for qualification from the West Africa zone on a losing note as they fell to a 3-2 defeat against Burkina Faso in their first Group B game in Niger yesterday.

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Olusegun Olakunle scored both goals for Manu Garba’s charges who came back from two goals down to levelled scores at 2-2 in the first half but were punished for their lack of defending at the back.

Their next game will be against Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday with only a win being an option.

Only the overall winners of the zonal qualifiers will advance to the tournament proper in Tanzania next year.

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