Thursday, 10 November 2016

DISASTER: Nigeria U-17 Team Sufferd Heavy Shameful Defeat To England At South Korea

Golden Eaglet Of Nigeria Were Demolished By England In South Korea.

A disaster for Nigerian football occurred yesterday in far away South Korea, as the Nigeria's U-17 male team suffered their worst defeat in history, loosing 8-1 to England at the Suwon Continental Cup tournament.

The Nigeria Football Federation NFF collected appearance fees money from organisers of the Suwon International tournament, they called on coach Manu Garba who hurridly assembled players from various grassroots clubs and academies in the country for the tournament in South Korea.
Without any form of preparation, coach Manu Garba, nine NFF officials and 19 players embarked for the tournament to South Korea.

In their first match yesterday, the Golden Eaglets were no match for the English counterparts, who were better side of the game from the start till end of the game.

Chelsea youngstar Dominic Solanke who led the English side to the triumph of helpless Nigeria U-17 team 8-1. Some other Nigerians in the English team include Fikayo Tomori, Ovie Ejaria, Ademola Lookman and Josh Onomah.

The English team is using the Suwon International tournament to prepare for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea in the summer. Their Nigerians counterparts, Flying Eagles, will not be in the World Cup as the Coach Emmanuel Amuneke led team were bundled out of the 2017 African U-20 championship by 10-man Sudan in Lagos earlier this year.
No Nigeria male team including the Super Eagles will feature in any continental assignment next year.

The England youth team that trash Nigeria yesterday were captain by Taylor more got the first goal for his team in the 19th minute before Adam Armstrong doubled the lead just a minute later.

Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke made it 3-0 in the 25th minute before Armstrong got his second for the day and the fourth for his side two minutes later to complete an eight-minute goal rain to give their coach Paul Williams a four goals lead at the half time.
In the first five minutes of the second half, Callum Connolly and Patrick Roberts added to the tally to make it six before the Nigerian team pulled a goal back.

Adam Armstrong completed his hat-trick in the 70th minute.

Though it is an invitational tournament, but it is on the record that England has defeated Nigeria 8-1 in a football tournament.


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