By Rachael Ugiagbe


Golden Eaglets striker Victor Osimhen is confident in his teammates and has declared that they are in Chile to write their own history in the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Nigeria are the defending champions and are bidding for a fifth title after successes in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013; will kickoff their title defence against USA on Saturday at 9pm in Santiago.

“We are here to win,” said the striker on arrival in Santiago.

“We are here to write our own story as a team and players.”

“We are here with new players who want to write their own history and we are looking forward to our first game against the United States of America, which is very important for us.”

Osimhen is Golden Eaglets top scorer with 39 goals in 71 matches.

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