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Nigeria won 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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The Nigeria U-17 team, Golden Eaglets won the FIFA U-17 World Cup held in between October 17 and November 8.

Venue : Chile.

FIFA

FIFA U-17 World Cup :

Winners

Place Country
First Nigeria
Second Mali
Third Belgium
Fourth Mexico

A total of 52 games will be played to decide the winner of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • With four FIFA U-17 World Cup titles as well as three further appearances in the final match, the West Africans will go into Chile 2015 as one of the favourites to win the trophy.
  • The Eaglets won their FIFA world up against the Argentine U-17 (2-1) and U-20 side of Racing Club (3-1).
  • The Golden Eaglets are drawn against USA, Croatia and hosts, Chile in Group A.

Golden Eaglets coach : Emmanuel Amuneke.

Key points :

  • No other country has won the tournament as often as the Golden Eaglets (four times – 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013) and only Brazil can match their seven semi-final appearances.
  • FIFA U – 17 ,2017 : India
  • Headquarters : Zürich, Switzerland.