Golden Eaglets loses match to Croatia, finishes in third place

Nigeria Under-17 Male team the Golden Eaglets yesterday lost 3-2 to Croatia to finish in third place at the 2015 Suwon Continental Cup International Youth Football Tournament in Korea.

Brazil who lost to the Eaglets on Wednesday was crowned champions after they beat Korea yesterday and earlier won against Croatia to finish top with six points. Croatia came second with four points with superior goal difference over Nigeria while host, South Korea came fourth after drawing with Nigeria and Croatia.

IN OTHER NATIONAL TEAM NEWS; The Super Eagles landed in Port Harcourt from of Dar es Salaam, after the barren draw with the Taifa Stars of Tanzania in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match.

The delegation, led by NFF President Amaju Pinnick, is quartered at the Hotel Presidential ahead of the International Friendly tomorrow against the Mena of Niger at the Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium.

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