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Golden Eaglets sent packing from 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets sent packing from 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup 


The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are out of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil after losing 3-1 to The Netherlands in the Round of Sixteen.

Hat-trick by Sontje Hansen, send the five-times champions out of the competition despite been considered favorite to win the cup. However, Olakunle Olusegun however git the consolation goal for Nigeria.

The Golden Eaglets’ string of unconvincing performances, coupled with their exit from the tournament in Brazil left football enthusiasts to question the tactical prowess of the team’s technical crew.

Obviously, it has been a struggle for the boys right from the very beginning of the match, Manu Garba’s boys lacked co-ordination in the defence and also lacked cutting edge to put the ball into the back of the net.

Their campaign for a sixth world title in Brazil came to an end with a record of nine goals scored, nine goals conceded in four matches.

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