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