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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets arrive in Gioania for group stage action

Nigeria U-17 national team side, the Golden Eaglets have landed in the city of Gioania, where they will prosecute their group stage games for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019.

The Golden Eaglets will tackle the likes of Hungry, Ecuador, and Australia in group B of the competition with the opening game against Hungry on Saturday 26th October at the Estadio Olimpico.

Players and the officials were received by FIFA and local organizing committee officials at the airport, before heading to their hotel at the Metropolis area of the city.

The Eaglets have been in Brazil since October 10, precisely in the city of Sao Paulo, where they had their training camp and played three warm up games against Sao Paulo U 17 side, which they lost 1-2, before defeating South Korea 4-2 and then losing by the odd goal to Japan.

Freekick Naija

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