Nwakali, Osimhen Sweep Chile 2015 Individual Awards

Nwakali, Osimhen Sweep Chile 2015 Individual Awards

After claiming their fifth world title, the Golden Eaglets dominated the individual awards of the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup with the duo of Victor Osimhen and skipper Kelechi Nwakali picking up some of the top accolades.

Nwakali who was outstanding throughout the tournament, was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, thereby picking up the adidas golden ball. The silver ball went to Osimhen while Mali's Aly Malle got the bronze ball.

Osimhen who is now the highest goal scorer in the history of the U-17 World Cup with 10 goals, won the adidas golden boot. The bronze boot was awarded to Nwakali.

Mali's goal keeper Samuel Diarra who stopped a 4th minute penalty against the Eaglets, went home with the adidas golden glove. 

While the Fair Play award went to Ecuador who crashed out in the quarter-final afater losing 2-0 to Mexico.

All The Awards

Adidas Golden Ball: Kelechi Nwakali (Nigeria)

Adidas Silver Ball: Victor Osimhen (Nigeria)

Adidas Bronze Ball: Aly Malle (Mali)

Adidas Golden Boot: Victor Simhen (10 Goals – Nigeria)

Adidas Silver Boot : Johannes Eggesten

Adidas Bronze Boot: Kelechi Nwakali (Nigeria)

Adidas Golden Glove: Samuel Diarra (Mali)

Fair Play Award: Ecuador


  • Oladipo 3 years ago

    Wow…. these boys are superb…. Congratulations to Nigeria and the under17 team… It’s a deserved glory…… Now let’s see if the NFF are capable of managing these young lads…. .

  • Ernest Agwuncha 3 years ago

    Weldon boys, GOD has don it for us, i thank you all, up super eaglet.

  • Emmanuel 3 years ago

    Short of words..jst amazed at their victory wot a nice tournament…up Eaglets!