Eaglets set up Brazil quarter-final clash after Australia onslaught

By Editor on 29/10/2015

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Coach Amuneke

Nigeria’s U-17 football team, the Golden Eaglets will face Brazil in the quarter finals of the Fifa -17 World Cup in Chile.

The Golden Eaglets hammered Australia 6-0 in Viña del Mar to reach the last eight where they must now line up against three-time champions, Brazil.

U-17 World Cup: Amuneke lauds clinical Eaglets in 6-0 rout of Aussies

Golden Eaglets race to meet team officials and thei teamates on bench in ecstasy moment

Nigeria, record winners of the competition (with four titles to their name), have been in stunning form winning three of their four matches in the tournament thus far.

Emmanuel Amuneke ‘s charges have scored 14 goals while letting in just three in their four games so far while Brazil have been solid, if not spectacular so far.

Victor Osimhen of Nigeria celebrate with his team mates after he scores

Celebration time: Hatrick boy, Victor Osimhen leads teamates in jubilation (2nd right) after scoring one of the goals

The South Americans recovered from a shock opening day defeat to South Korea and have since gone on to win their next three games of the tournament.

They booked a date with the Golden Eaglets after beating New Zealand 1-0 courtesy of an extra-time strike by Luis Henrique Farinhas at Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar.

The quarter final fixture between both sides will hold on November 1 at Viña del Mar.

 

Kelechi Nwakali of Nigeria celebrate with his team mates after he scores the 2nd goal

 

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Posted on October, 29 2015

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