Eaglets beat Mexico, through to ‘African’ final

Eaglets beat Mexico, through to ‘African’ final

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the final of the 2015 Fifa U17 World Cup following a 4-2 victory over Mexico in Estadio Municipal Ester Roa, Concepcion.

Mexico took the lead early when Kevin Mangana struck in the seventh minute to send the champions into shock. Emmanuel Amuneke’s charges are however made of stern stuff and they were back on level terms when captain Kelechi Nwakali fired home a free kick of the highest quality into the bottom corner in the 35th minute.

Two minutes before half time, Nigeria were in front for the best time in the game when Orji Okonkwo scored a wonderful goal that cannoned in off the post. Read more

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