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Brazil is hoping to win its 4th World Cup and 1st since the year 2003. Gabriel Veron, Brazillian No 7, with 21 caps (6 goals) scored twice and impressed for Brazil at group stage. The team will be counting on him and other forwards to hit the target on Friday.

Osimhen, 17, played a big part as Nigeria upstaged hosts Senegal to reach this final when his header into the box led to confusion between the goalkeeper and defender, leading to a penalty from which Oghenekaro Etebo made hay

Dennis Van Vaerenbergh opened the scoring for the Belgians before a Ricardo Marin penalty levelled matters moments later, with Dante Vanzeir’s wonderful chip cancelled out by Francisco Venegas’s late leveller

“They got a penalty to equalize and the winning goal later and that stopped us from winning the tournament. We won’t allow that to happen against us on Friday and we will work harder to win,” added the diminutive defender, who was in the U-13 National Team that won the London International Youth Tournament in 2010

Only on Saturday, Nigeria jumped to the top of the section with the maximum three points after grinding a 2-0 win over the USA, while Chile and Croatia shared the spoils after a I-1 draw