U17 WORLD CUP: EAGLETS TO FACE SWEDEN TOMORROW

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By Amaka Akachukwu

u-17After drubbing world champions Mexico 6 goals to 1, The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will seek passage to the next round of U17 world cup when they battle Sweden tomorrow. Both teams won their first games, Sweden beat Iraq to a 4-1 victory while Nigeria Spelt M-e-x-i-c-o with 6 goals. Nigeria thus set the pace in Group F with 3 points, same points as second placed Sweden but have superior goal difference of +5 against Sweden’s +3. Three points in the next game in Al Ain will propel the Eaglets to the next stage of the competition. Eaglets coach Manu Garba has insisted they will not underrate Sweden as there won’t be any easy game at the tournament. The kick-off of the game is 5pm Nigerian time.

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