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Golden Eaglets Defeat Mali To Win Fifth U-17 World Cup Title

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Nigeria defeated African champions Mali 2-0, to win the 2-0 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

Tournament’s top scorer Victor Osimhen and Funsho Bamgboye scored in the second half, to seal a record fifth title for the Golden Eaglets.

They also become the second country after Brazil, to successfully defend their crown.

Emmanuel Amuneke’s boys failed to find their fluency in the first half and missed a penalty in the early exchanges, when Osinachi Ebere’s effort was saved by Samuel Diarra.

Belgium had earlier finished third, after seeing off Mexico in a pulsating opening game.

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