Nigeria unbeaten on Opening Day of FIFA U17 World Cup


Nigeria’s U17 football team will get their World Cup campaign underway in Brazil with an opening day clash against Hungary at the Estádio Olímpico in Goiania.

The Golden Eaglets are the most successful team in competition, with 5 titles, and are considered one of the favorites for this edition.


Lead by their 2013 winning Coach, Manu Garba, the Eaglets will be looking to continue their impressive opening game record.


Per Opta Nigeria, The Golden Eaglets are unbeaten in their U-17 World Cup opening matches – P11 7W 4D. They play Hungary today. Hungry.



Nigeria is one of Africa’s four representatives in the competition – Angola, Cameroon and Senegal.


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