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“We saw them play before our semi-final, and they looked strong against Argentina,” said the midfielder. “We’re hoping for a repeat performance [of the group match]. In football it’s difficult to make predictions but, God willing, we’ll beat them again. Mexico can make all the changes they want, but it will be the same team we faced in the group stage

While the Golden Eaglets have won the Under-17 World Cup three times, the Iranians are only making their third appearance and Ugbade is upbeat about the chances of the Nigerians youngsters

Garba, who once assisted late Golden Eaglets handler of the 2007 class, Yemi Tella, told The Eagle Online in Dubai on Wednesday afternoon that the team has left the disappointment of not beating Sweden in Tuesday’s second group match, which ended in a 3-3 score draw, but are now prepared to put smiles on the faces of Nigerians by playing and winning well in the match against Iraq