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.
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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
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
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
Okorocha made the donation on Wednesday evening during a dinner party organised in honour of the players at the Government House in Owerri
The Taye Academy of Warri, Delta State youngster, who lashed home the second goal against Mexico in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, said: "I feel good, I feel good, I feel good!
Kelechi Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi and Musa Yahaya spearhead a side that is constantly on the move and harasses the opposition, with or without the ball, posing a serious challenge for any defence
Amobi has been supporting Nigeria's Ambassador to the UAE, Alhaji Ibrahim Awali, to encourage Nigerians residing in the country to troop out in large numbers to venues of the Golden Eaglets matches in the ongoing U-17 World Cup
Nigeria had lived up to its billing as one of the highest scoring sides at the competition with 14 goals scored in three matches while conceding four
The ceremony for the draw was conducted by former CAF Secretary General, Mustapha Fahmy, at the Hotel Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in the United Arabs Emirate
Sheikh Nahyan, who doubles as the country’s Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, was quoted as saying during a recent parley with FIFA delegates and the LOC: “We are a nation that is passionate about football and with the…