Golden Eaglets Nigeria beat Argentina 2-1 in friendly

Victor Osimhen and Funso Bamgboye scored for the Eaglets in both halves to hand them the win

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Nigeria's under-17 national side, the Golden Eaglets play The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria beat Argentina in a friendly game ahead of the World Cup
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The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on Wednesday, October 7 defeated their Argentine counterparts in a friendly game ahead of the U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen and Funso Bamgboye scored for the Eaglets in both halves to hand them the win in the match played in Argentina.

Osimhen scored the first goal in the 21st minute, after one two with Chinedu Madueke.

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Bamgboye increased the lead five minutes into the second half when he struck from the edge of the box after a goal mouth scramble off a corner kick by captain Kelechi Nwakali.

Minutes later, the Argentines capitalized on a defensive error by the Eaglets to grab a consolation goal by lobbing the ball over substitute goalkeeper Udoh Akpan.

Golden Eaglets Coach Emmanuel Amuneke play Emmanuel Amuneke has selected 21 players for the World Cup

 

Ahead of the World Cup, 21-players have been selected by coach Emmanuel Amuneke for the tournament in Chile.

Golden Eaglets coach Emmanuel Amuneke revealed his list on Friday, October 9 and  described his list as very exciting one.

The Golden Eaglets will play the United States of America on Sunday, October 17 before facing  host Chile and Croatia on October 20 and 23 respectively.

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