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Omeruo reveals why Eaglets stars fade in Europe

Omeruo reveals why Eaglets stars fade in Europe

Former Golden Eaglets player, Kenneth Omeruo has said that the country’s Under-17 players who excelled at the FIFA World Cup and made it to Europe often failed to shine because of bad choices they made. Nigeria has won the FIFA U-17 World Cup five times but only hand full of the Eaglets stars make a […]
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U-17 FIFA World Cup: Buhari to Redeem 30-year-old Pledge to Eaglets

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Buhari to Redeem 30-year-old Pledge to Eaglets

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Apparently basking in the euphoria of the victory of the Golden Eaglets at the just concluded Under 17 FIFA World Cup in Chile, President Mohammadu Buhari has nostalgically remembered the unfulfilled promises made to the 1985 team, saying he would redeem them. It will be recalled that Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets […]

‘Eaglets names written in gold in football history’

‘Eaglets names written in gold in football history’

Lagos – Some football enthusiasts on Monday in Lagos said that members of the Golden World Eaglets have written their names in gold in the country’s football history. They lauded the team for lifting the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals staged in Chile. The National cadet team defeated their Malian counterpart , 2-0. Friday Ekpo, […]

World champions, Eaglets storm Abuja

World champions, Eaglets storm Abuja

They went, saw and conquered all their foes at the World Cup in Chile and now they are set for a triumphant return home after rewriting the history books at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which ended in the wee hours of yesterday at Vina Del Mar.

Eaglets have done us proud – NOC

Eaglets have done us proud – NOC

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile Monday.

Eaglets are Champions, win FIFA U-17 World cup again

Eaglets are Champions, win FIFA U-17 World cup again

The Nigeria Golden Eaglets became only the second side to retain the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 2-0 win against Mali in Vina Del Mar. Victor Osimhen stole the show once again thanks to his record-breaking tenth goal of the tournament, with Funsho Bamgboye adding a second moments later.

Eaglets will avoid Chile ‘87 debacle – Amuneke

Eaglets will avoid Chile ‘87 debacle – Amuneke

THE city of Con-cepción and Estadio Municipal for that matter has gone down in the history of Nigerian football as the venue where the country’s star-studded U-20 squad of 1987 met their waterloo following a humiliating 4-0 loss to Brazil at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Chile 1987.

FIFA TSG commends Eaglets

FIFA TSG commends Eaglets

The FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) saddled with the responsibility of ‘monitoring international matches and identifying latest footballing trends’ has applauded the tactical savvy of Coach Emmanuel Amuneke-led Golden Eaglets after they easily reached the semi finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 with aplomb on Sunday.

Mexico plot Eaglets’ fall

Mexico plot Eaglets’ fall

Mexico U17 team coach Mario Arteaga has revealed they will stop the rampaging Nigeria attack led by Victor Osimhen when both teams clash on Thursday in the semi-finals of FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

Amuneke salutes Buhari after Eaglets batter Brazil

Amuneke salutes Buhari after Eaglets batter Brazil

Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has yet again thanked Nigerians with special kudos for President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR)  after his wards decimated the A Selecao of Brazil 3-0 in  Sunday’s  quarter-final match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Vina del Mar.

U-17 W/Cup: Kanu, Echejile tip Eaglets for title

U-17 W/Cup: Kanu, Echejile tip Eaglets for title

TWO former Nigeria youth-teamers- Nwankwo Kanu and Elderson Echiejile – expect the Golden Eaglets to win the Fifa Under 17 World Cup following their impressive display against Brazil on Sunday.

NFF tells Eaglets to forget Croatia loss

NFF tells Eaglets to forget Croatia loss

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has strongly advised the Golden Eaglets to put behind Friday’s 2-1 loss to Croatia in Coquimbo and refocus their mind on greater performance at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.