• Golden Eaglets arrive Abuja, Nigeria after victorious Match in Chile … See more photos

    Golden Eaglets arrive Abuja, Nigeria after victorious Match in Chile … See more photos

    The World U17 champions, the Golden Eaglets arrived Nigeria today after their victorious match in Chile on Sunday night. They arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja this afternoon and were treated to a warm reception

     

  • FIFA Worldcup: Osimhen wins Golden Boot, Nwakali emerges MVP for U-17 2015

    FIFA Worldcup: Osimhen wins Golden Boot, Nwakali emerges MVP for U-17 2015

    Two members of the victorious U-17 Nigerian team, that successfully defended their World Cup title in Chile, have been rewarded for their sparkling performances.

    Victor Osimhen, who scored in all the matches and finished the tournament with a record-breaking 10 goals, was awarded the Golden Boot and the Silver Ball.

    Captain Kelechi Nwakali, who has emerged as a target for Manchester City, was rated as the best player at the championship and also won the Bronze Boot after scoring three goals.

    Diarra Samuel […]

  • Watch highlight of Nigeria Vs Mali U-17 Worldcup … Video Clip

    Watch highlight of Nigeria Vs Mali U-17 Worldcup … Video Clip

     

    Enjoy folks.. should in case the link could not be accessible… Watch it

  • Nigeria beats Mali, make history – U17 WorldCup Final

    Nigeria beats Mali, make history – U17 WorldCup Final

    Nigeria enter the history books today as only the second country to retain the U17 World Cup courtesy of 2-0 victory of Mali in the final of the championship in Chile.

    Brazil were the first team to successfully defend this trophy – they won in 1997 and retained it in 1999.

    The Golden Eaglets have already won the competition a record four times, and successfully defended the trophy they won two years ago in Abu Dhabi.

    Today’s showdown was the second all-African FIFA […]

  • Buhari charges the U-17 team to collect trophy – See what he said

    Buhari charges the U-17 team to collect trophy – See what he said

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday afternoon spoke via telephone with members of Nigeria’s U-17 team ahead of their World Cup final on Sunday.

    The Golden Eaglets, coached by Emmanuel Amuneke, will play against Mali in Chile.

    The team is hoping to make it a record 5th win after victories in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013.

    The Cable reports that Buhari spoke with each member of the team, urging them to repeat the feat of 30 years when Nigeria became the first African country […]

  • Here’s Short Video Clip of Nigeria wins Mexico , 4-2

    Here’s Short Video Clip of Nigeria wins Mexico , 4-2

    (SEE Video Clip below) Holders Nigeria have reached their second consecutive final thanks to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Mexico in Concepcion.

    Mexico opened the scoring through Kevin Magana, with stunning efforts from Kelechi Nwakali and Orji Okwonkwo seeing the African side ahead. Diego Cortes’s remarkable solo effort levelled matters, before Osinachi Ebere and Victor Osimhen’s late record-equalling penalty saw the Golden Eaglets into an all-African final against Mali.

    Should in case FIFA blocked the access, here’s the link for the video […]

  • Nigeria beats Mexico, facing final against Mali for FIFA U-17 Worldcup!!!

    Nigeria beats Mexico, facing final against Mali for FIFA U-17 Worldcup!!!

    Holders Nigeria have reached their second consecutive final thanks to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Mexico in Concepcion.

    Mexico opened the scoring through Kevin Magana, with stunning efforts from Kelechi Nwakali and Orji Okwonkwo seeing the African side ahead. Diego Cortes’s remarkable solo effort levelled matters, before Osinachi Ebere and Victor Osimhen’s late record-equalling penalty saw the Golden Eaglets into an all-African final against Mali.

    Mexico controlled the ball in the opening stages of the match, and took the lead early on. […]

  • Eaglets battles Semi-Final with Mexico Tomorrow

    Eaglets battles Semi-Final with Mexico Tomorrow

    Mexico and Golden Eaglets of Nigeria would be facing at the semi-final FIFA U-17 World Cup. It can be recalled that the Mexicans beat Ecuador 2-0 in their quarter final match on Monday night to set up a Thursday date with the Golden Eaglets in the semi-finals.

    The Mexico team are no doubt a formidable team having recorded wins over Argentina, Germany and hosts Chile in the road to this stage of the tournament.

    The CONCAF flag-bearer have enjoyed some level of […]

  • U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglet wins Chile 5-1

    U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglet wins Chile 5-1

    Holders Nigeria continued their impressive start to their FIFA U-17 World Cup title defence by completing a comprehensive 5-1 victory over hosts Chile and progressing to the knockout stages in the process.

    A goal within 30 seconds by star man Samuel Chukwueze set the tone for a straightforward win, with the diminutive No8 grabbing a second in the second half after he had earlier been fouled for Kelechi Nwakali’s to score from the spot, and before he was felled for Victor […]