• FIFA U-17 World Cup: Eaglet beats Brazil 3-0 to qualify for Semi-Final

    FIFA U-17 World Cup: Eaglet beats Brazil 3-0 to qualify for Semi-Final

    The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are through to the last four of the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, after a resounding 3-0 win over Brazil in their quarter-final encounter on Sunday night.

    Emmanuel Amuneke’s boys withstood early pressure from their South American counterparts, before effectively putting the game to bed with three goals in five minutes before the break.

    Victor Osimhen headed in the first, Michael Dogo Kingsley volleyed in the second, while Udochukwu Anumudu’s powerful shot evaded the Brazilain […]

  • Eaglets lose 1-2 to Croatia in final Group A game

    Eaglets lose 1-2 to Croatia in final Group A game

    Golden Eaglets lose 1-2 to Croatia in final Group A game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, but still qualify for Wednesday’s Second Round as group winners. Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has said his players were not at their best in Friday’s FIFA U-17 World Cup game against Croatia.

    But despite the loss, Nigeria finished top of the group with six points from three matches, while Croatia came second with five points, africanFootball.com reports.

    Amuneke said his boys have […]

  • What i told my U-17 team at half time – Emmanuel Amuneke

    What i told my U-17 team at half time – Emmanuel Amuneke

    Coach of Nigeria’s U-17 team, Emmanuel Amuneke, has admitted that his boys found it tough to get going against USA, in their first game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

    Second-half goals from Chukwudi Agor and Victor Osimhen, saw the Golden Eaglets clinch all three points at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago De Chile.

    Amuneke has now revealed the pep talk he had with his team at the break, that spurred them to victory.

    “Considering it was the first […]