By James Agberebi:
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has applauded the Golden Eaglets for defeatind a strong Mexico side 4-2 in the semi-finals of the 2015 FIFA U17 World early Friday morning, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Reacting to their win against Mexico, the 2009 U-17 World Cup silver winning defender charged the Eaglets to beat Mali in Sunday's final and come back home with the trophy.
"Yes! Once again, we are in the final of the U-17 World Cup, congrats boys. Let's bring it home," Omeruo wrote on his Twitter handle.
Goals from skipper Kelechi Nwakali, Orji Okonkwo, Osinachi Ebere and Victor Osimhen, secured the win for the Eaglets.
Meanwhile, in the other semi-final, Mali came from behind to beat Belgium 3-1.
This will be the second time the Eaglets will be meeting an African team in the final of the U-17 World Cup.
In Japan 1993, the Eaglets, with the likes of Nwankwo Kanu, Wilson Oruma, Celestine Babayaro, Peter Anosike and Mobi Oparaku, beat Ghana 2-1in the final to claim their second title.Copyright © 2022 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 The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.
Eaglets, let today’s exploit at the U17 final with Mali, be a total exhibition of your reserved/or hidden football prowess. Nigerians are waiting to see your early tactical goals. Never wait to come from behind. I wish you a victorious encounter, because the “GOLDEN CUP” is a true resemblance of the Eaglets.