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Golden Eaglets Top All-Time Points Table, Score Milestone Goal

Golden Eaglets Top All-Time Points Table, Score Milestone Goal

The success of Nigeria at FIFA U-17 World Cups has been highlighted with the country setting a points record.

The Golden Eaglets also have a milestone goal among the numerous ones they have scored since 1985.

The Nigerian youngsters have more points per game than any other team in the history of the competition, according to FIFA statistics.

The Eaglets, four-time champions, have won a highly impressive 2.34 points per game from 40 wins, 11 draws and five losses to top the all-time 'league table' for the tournament.

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Ghana are in distant second with 2.12 points per game while Brazil are third with 2.04 points per game.

Also, in the semi-final at the 2013 in the United Arab Emirates, Chidera Ezeh scored the 1700th goal of the competition in the 3-0 win over Sweden as the Nigerians romped to their fourth title.

Ezeh's landmark goal came 10,324 days after Brazil's Bismarck scored the very first goal at the maiden edition in 1985 in China. 

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