Nigeria Lifts U-17 World Cup

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Friday evening defeated El Tri of Mexico 3-0 at the Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi to win the 15th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted in UAE.

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An own goal from Erick Aguirre and two others by Kelechi Iheanacho and captain of the team, Musa Muhhammed saw Nigeria lift the coveted prize for the fourth time to become the most decorated team in the history of the championship.

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Earlier, Sweden clinched third place after beating Argentina 4-1 thanks to a hat trick by Valmir Berisha. Carlos Strandberg also scored for Sweden, while Lucio Campagnucci found the net for Argentina.


Agency Reports

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