The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria defeated the Under 17 team of Argentina 2-1 in a warm-up game on Wednesday ahead of the FIFA Under 17 World Cup in Chile kicking off October 17.

Victor Osimhen and Funsho Bamgboye were the goal scorers in the warm-up match that was originally slated for Tuesday but was postponed on account of a rainstorm in Buenos Aires.


Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has released a 21-man list of players to represent the country during the competition the Eaglets shall be defending in Chile.

The Nigeria U17 team are in the Group A alongside hosts Chile, Croatia and USA. They will play the opening game of the tournament against USA on October 17..

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