Super Eagles coach commends Nigeria U17 team for scoring 15 goals in two friendly matches
Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, has commended the Nigeria U17 team who scored 15 goals in two friendly matches.
The team led by Nduka Ugbade have been in camp for preparations ahead of the Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Algeria.
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Nigeria qualified for the tournament as champions of their regional qualifiers tournament after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in the final match of the WAFU B zone.
They played two test games in readiness for the U17 AFCON which is the qualifiers for the U17 World Cup and put up a gallant show in front of Peseiro who watched the game at the Package B training pitch of the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja.
Kaduna based football academy Ikon Allah were thrashed 9-0 shortly after that game, the team regrouped and spanked Propel Sporting Academy 6-0. After the game, a visibly happy Peseiro couldn’t hide his joy at what he saw.
He said players of the team are headed for big things if they maintain focus and stay disciplined as they progress in their careers.
“I must say I have been impressed by a number of players in this team. They are headed for great things if they keep level heads and remain disciplined,” Peseiro said as he welcomed NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi towards the tail end of the second encounter.