FIFA U-17 World Cup Ben Iroha tips Golden Eaglets for Victory

Iroha said the Emmanuel Amuneke led boys have all it take to get to the final of the competition

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  play The Golden Eaglets have won their two matches so far at the World Cup (Getty Images)
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Former Super Eagles defender, Ben Iroha has tipped the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria for victory in the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

The Eaglets are already through to the next stage having won two games-the 2-0 win over the Unites States of America and the 5-1 thrashing of host, Chile.

Read: John Obuh tips Eaglets for victory

In a chat with Sporting Life, the Iroha said the Emmanuel Amuneke led boys have all it take to get to the final of the competition.

  play Emmanuel Amuneke and his boys are through to the next round after two victories (


Iroha opined that the two wins by the Golden Eaglets show that the defending champions will go very far in the tournament but the technical crew and players will have to dig deep to win it.

Read: Amuneke salutes Golden Eaglets

 “You and I know that the Under 17 competition has never been our problem but from the U-20 when the big boys start coming in, a lot is required then,” Iroha told Sporting Life.

  play Ben Iroha says the Golden Eaglets will get to the final (Goal)


I don’t know about winning it but I am certain the Eaglets will play in the final.”

The Golden Eaglets will face Croatia in their last match of Group A on Friday, October 23.

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