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 U-17 World Cup :
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.