Nigeria’s representatives at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Championships, the Golden Eaglets on Saturday booked a place in the semi-finals of the competition. The Nigerian lads defeated their counterparts from Uruguay by two goals to nil in one of the quarter final matches of the competition.
Both goals were scored by Taiwo Awoniyi with passes coming from Kelechi Iheanacho in the 18th and 79th minute of the game.
The Eaglets will meet Sweden, with who they played a 3-3 draw earlier in the competition. This will be the 7th time Nigeria is playing in the semi-finals of the competition which they have won thrice, lifting the trophy in 1985, 1993 and 2007.