The Golden Eaglets have booked their place in the next round of the U-17 World Cup after they thrashed host Chile 5-1.
The Eaglets got off to a flying start when Samuel Chukwuma opened the scoring30 seconds into the kick-off off an assist from Victor Osimhen.
Nigeria's U17s captain, Kelechi Nwakali made it 2-0 in the 17th minute following a foul on Chukwueze.
In the second half, Chukwueze got on the score sheet to give the Eaglets a 3-0 lead on 61 minutes when he struck a left-footed strike which flew past the Chile goalkeeper.
Osimhen made it 4-0 for the Golden Eaglets from the spot in the 67th minute following a foul on Chukwueze.
Chile skipper, Allende pulled one back for the host with nine minutes remaining. Few minutes later, substitute Funsho Bamgboye was sent off for a rash tackle.
But in the 86th minute, Osimhen got on the score sheet to make it 5-1 for the Eaglets.
Nigeria retain their top position on Group A log with six points , which is enough to guarantee the team the second round spot of the tournament. In the other Group A match earlier in the day, Croatia and USA played a 2-2 draw.
The Golden Eaglets will take on Croatia on Friday, October 23 in their last group game while Chile will face USA. The two matches will be played simultaneously.Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.