The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lived up the expectations of a fifth FIFA U-17 World Cup title after beating the Junior El Tri of Mexico by 4 goals to 2. The Mexicans opened scoring in the eight minute of the game through K Magana and it took the brilliant free kick of Captain Nwakali to see that the Eaglets were back into the game. Okonkwo made it 2 for the Eaglets with a stunning strike but the resilient Mexicans were back in the game in no time with D Cortes scoring a fine individual goal. Ebere made it 3 for the Eaglets while Victor Osimhen had to wait for a spot kick to increase his tournament goal tally to 9.
Nigeria will now have to meet African Champions, Mali in the finals of this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup. Nigeria will take on Mali in the finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Estadio Sausalito on Sunday, 08 November by 11pm Nigerian time.
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