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November 22, 2015

Imo Gov hosts victorious Eaglets

Imo Gov hosts victorious Eaglets

Nigeria’s players celebrate with the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 trophy, at Sausalito stadium in Vina del Mar, on November 8, 2015. Nigeria defeated Mali 2-0. AFP PHOTO

IMO State Governor Rochas Okorocha will host coach Emmanuel Amuneke and four of the victorious Golden Eaglets who hail from Imo State in Owerri today.

The Eaglets are Ikwu Ejike, Udochukwu Anumudu, Kelechi Nwakali and Christian Ebere.

Nigeria's players celebrate with the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 trophy, at Sausalito stadium in Vina del Mar, on November 8, 2015. Nigeria defeated Mali 2-0.    AFP PHOTO

Nigeria’s players celebrate with the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 trophy, at Sausalito stadium in Vina del Mar, on November 8, 2015. Nigeria defeated Mali 2-0. AFP PHOTO

Earlier this month, Nigeria won a fifth U17 World Cup in Chile when they defeated fellow Africans Mali 2-0 in the final. Skipper Nwakali was named the MVP of the World Cup.

Amuneke then assistant coach was also received by Rochas when the Eaglets won the 2013 U17 World Cup in Abu Dhabi.