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Africa shines at FIFA U-17 World cup

by Credible News

Nigeria, Senegal and Angola  have defeated their opponents at the ongoing 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil sending a warning to other contestants of their determination to win the title for Africa.

Senegal defeated the highly rated USA in their opening Group D clash on Sunday.

With a handsome 4-1 victory to follow up on victories for Nigeria and Angola in their opening games on Saturday.

Five-time world champions Nigeria swept past Hungary 4-2 in the opening match.

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team, Nduka Ugbade said after the match that the Golden Eaglets are ready for more battle after opening their FIFA U-17 world cup campaign with a 4-2 win over Hungary.

‘’The coaches are working to see that the team is clearly motivated for further victories in the competition.’’

The fourth African side in the competition, Cameroon, will get their campaign under way today when they take on minnows, Tajikistan and would be seeking to make it a clean sweep of victories for teams from Africa.

Nigeria will go up against Ecuador today at the same venue and according to Coach Ugbade, victory is certain to take the Eaglets to Round 16, ahead of their final Group B encounter with Australia.

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