FIFA U-17 World Cup
Nigeria’s comeback kings out to prove their pedigree
Three minutes into their debut at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup - a competition that they’ve won an unmatched five times - Nigeria conceded. Gyorgy Komaromi tapped in David Laszlo’s soaring cross at the far post, and Hungary were up on the U-17 juggernauts.
Golden Eaglets’ victory excites Buhari, urges them to go for ultimate trophy
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria over what he described as a ‘fantastic beginning’ in the group’s opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. The Nigeria Under-17 football team opened the championship with a 4-2 win over Hungary on Saturday, signaling their readiness to win the FIFA Championship for an unprecedented sixth time.
No room for manipulation, betting, FIFA cautions Nigeria, others
Before the ball starts rolling today at the 18th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, FIFA has taken the opportunity to hold interactive sessions for all participating member associations
Golden Eaglets battle Hungary in opener
The Estadio Olympico, Goiania will come alive tomorrow when five-time world champions in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria tackle Hungary in the opening game...
Golden Eaglets arrive in Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup
Five-time champions, Nigeria have landed in the host nation, Brazil, for this year’s FIFA World Cup finals, which will hold from October 26 November 17. A team of 25 players and nine officials flew out of the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport...
Golden Eaglets begin camping ahead of Brazil 2019
Five–time champions, Nigeria have started their camping ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals taking place in Brazil from October 26 to November 17, 2019.
Super Eagles’ campaign threatened by poor funding
With less than eight days to the kick off of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is still battling...
Zenith Bank charges Golden Eaglets to grab World Cup ticket
Players of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, competing in the ongoing African Nations Cup have been urged to go all out and secure a ticket for Nigeria in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup finals billed to take place in Brazil later this year. Zenith Bank plc, partners of the Nigeria Football Federation,…
It’s England versus Spain in FIFA U-17 World Cup final
A hat-trick from Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster sent England into the FIFA U-17 World Cup final with a 3-1 win over Brazil.
Fetuga is brand icon as Lagos Inter-schools Cup registration begins
Segun Fetuga was still in secondary school when he joined the cadet national team, Golden Eaglets to win the first FIFA U-17 World Cup in China 1985. He later graduated to the Flying Eagles and also played for some clubs in the Nigerian league.