Eaglets beat Argentina in World Cup warm-up

Eaglets beat Argentina in World Cup warm-up
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Oct 08, 2015. 09:08

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets defeated fellow U17 World Cup-bound Argentina 2-1 in a warm-up match in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

The Eaglets goals were by Victor Osimhen and Funsho Bamgboye.

The test match was originally slated for Tuesday but moved by a day on account of a rainstorm.

They are also to play another warm-up match in Argentina before they depart for the U17 world Cup in neigbouring Chile.

The Eaglets are the defending world champions and are drawn in Group A along with hosts Chile, Croatia and USA.

They will open their title defence on October 17 against USA in Santiago.

Golden Eaglets XI vs Argentina:

Benjamin, John, Anumudu, Enogela, Ibe, Nwakali, Chukwudi, Bamgboye, Madu, Chukwueze, Osimhen

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