Sunday was the seventh anniversary when the coach Manu Garba-led side extended the country’s grip on the cadet trophy with her fourth title.
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The women’s age group showpiece was to be held at five venues in the country from November 2 to 21
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.
This followed a 3-1 defeat of the Eaglets in a highly entertaining match in the early hours of Wednesday
The Nigeria Under-17 football team opened the championship with a 4-2 win over Hungary on Saturday, signaling their readiness to win the FIFA Championship for an unprecedented sixth time.
The Eaglets who face Hungary in their opening match on October 26 also have Ecuador and Australia to contend with in the group stage.
Former World Champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, will on Thursday know their group opponents ahead of the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
The Estádio Bezerrão in the Brazilian city of Brasília will host the opening match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup on October 26 and the final match on November 17.
FIFA has stripped Peru of the 2019 U-17 World Cup hosting rights, citing concerns about the infrastructures.
The result followed victory over their West African rivals in this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final, and moves them into a last-four meeting with either Iran or Spain in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.
Kanu will be joined Argentine star Esteban Cambiasso and a host of other stars from across the host country will grace the ceremony at Mumbai Sahara Star Hotel.
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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
An hattrick from Victor Osimhen, a spot kick from skipper Kelechi Nwakali and goal a piece by Edidibong Essien and Samuel Chukwueze pitched Nigeria against Brazil in the quarter final stage of the competition
Lamoroux broke into the international scene in 2013, after gathering experiences with the league games in Colombia
“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
Eaglets’ midfielder, Samuel Chukwueze, struck after 15 seconds from kick off to score Nigeria’s third fastest goal in the history of Under-17 World Cup
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
The Eaglets scored first in the 28th minute through Victor Osimhen