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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Netherlands set up knock out stage meeting with Golden Eaglets

Nigeria Golden Eaglets will be up against the Netherlands on Wednesday in the round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 following the completion of group stage matches in the wee hours of Monday.

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The Europeans waited till the last group matches to determine their place as one of four best losers in the championship.

The Netherlands gave themselves a lifeline after they thump USA 4-0 on Saturday to finish in the third position behind  Senegal who came second with 6 points. Korea  Republic won the group on 7 point after they won two games and drew one.

Five time World champions, Nigeria finish top of group B despite losing their last game to Australia.

Nigeria vs Netherlands will come up on Tuesday 5 November 2019 at midnight.

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