By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Golden Eaglet of Nigeria defeated South Korea U17 4-2 in a friendly ahead of the FIFA U17 World Cup. The friendly was played in Brazil before the release of Nigeria’s final list for the tournament that will be hosted by Brazil.
Divine Nwachukwu headed Nigeria into lead in the 6th minute.
Korea equalized via penalty converted by Oh Jaehyeok in the 10th minute.
Choi Minseo put Korea ahead in the
Olakunle Olusegun equalised for Nigeria a minute later (42nd minute) and scored another goal before Charles Etim’s shot outside the box made it goal number 4 in added time for Nigeria.
This will be the second friendly match played by the Nigerian
Under 17 side after losing 2-1 to Sao Paulo Under 17 team earlier on this week.
Coach Manu Garba is expected to release the final list for the tournament any moment from now.
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