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Chile2015 U17 final: pmb speaks with Eaglets, charges them to repeat China’85 feat

President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), fondly called PMB by Nigerians, on Saturday had a live telephone conversation with players and officials of the U-17 National Team, Golden Eaglets, ahead of their Final Match against Mali at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.
The live conversation was at the instance of NFF President Amaju Pinnick.
PMB, who was Military Head of State 30 years ago when Nigeria won the
inaugural FIFA cadet World Cup in China, and actually gave the team the sobriquet ‘Golden Eaglets,’ tasked the players to win the cup again and make the country proud.

Mexicans chasing revenge against Nigeriau17

El Tri will be chasing for revenge against the Golden Eaglets who have never lost any semi-final game at the Fifa U17 World Cup.Mexico have set up an epic semi-final clash with Nigeria at the 2015 Fifa U17 World Cup in Chile.
Claudio Zamudio and Bryan Salazar’s goals helped El Tri brush aside Ecuador in the quarter final of the competition on Tuesday night at the Estadio Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso, Coquimbo.And they will chase a for revenge against the high flying Golden Eaglets who dismissed Brazil 3-0 in their own last eight fixture on Monday.Nigeria silenced Mexico 3-0 in the final of the 2013 edition of the championship hosted by the United Arab Emirates with a first half own goal by Erick Aguirre plus goals from Kelechi Iheanacho and Musa Muhammed in the second half sealing a fourth title for the Africans who had earlier annihilated the Mexicans 6-1 in the group stage.This year’s semi-final encounter billed for Concepción promises to be mouthwatering as Mario Arteaga’s boys will …

Amuneke: Brazil triumph a morale bosst

The Golden Eaglets coach  feels Sunday’s match will greatly lift his players’ morale ahead of their semi-final tie ,while coach Amadeu is upset with the defeat
Nigeria U17 coach Emmanuel Amuneke is delighted with his boys 3-0 win over Brazil in the first quarter final of the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile.
Victor Osimhen, Michael Dogo Kingsley and Udochukwu Anumudu’s all on the scoresheet were enough to send the South Americans crashing at the Estadio Sausalito.The former African Footballer of the Year however stated that his lads still have a long way to go winning their fifth world title.
"Is not like we scored three goals and that was it. Before that our side had 15 very good minutes, when they moved the ball around as we knew they could,” Amuneke said after the game.“You have to give credit to my kids, who were tranquil and kept their cool to deal with the Brazil pressure and then scored at the right time.
“For them, to beat Brazil is a big confidence boost. We still have a long…

Osimhen's heroics sends eaglets through with a 6:0 demolition of Australia

The red-hot striker scored an hatrick as goals from Nwakali, Essien and Chukwueze combined to demolish Tony Vidmar’s boys.
Nigeria reached the Fifa U17 World Cup quarter finals after annihiliating Australia 6-0 in their second round game in Vina Del Mar on Thursday morning.Complete with the presence of Funsho Bamgboye and Udochukwu Anumudu who missed out of the Golden Eaglets' last group game owing to cards suspension, the Joeys were torn apart by the ruthless Nigerians at the Estadio Sausalito.
Victor Osimhen bagged a hat trick and is now the outright leading scorer in the competition with seven goals from four games as Emmanuel Amuneke’s lads scored twice in the first half, then added four in the second half to set up a last four encounter against Brazil in Vina Del Mar on Sunday.Osimhen set the ball rolling with his fifth of the tournament in the 22nd minute by bursting forward with pace and power on the left, before turning his defender and sliding the ball past goalkeeper Dur…
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