Date: Saturday, October 17.
Kick-off Time: 9:00pm Nigerian Time
Venue: Estadio Nacioval Julio Martinez Pradanos Santiago De Chile
The U-17 football team of Nigeria, Golden Eaglets, will begin their defense of the title they won two years ago when they go up against USA in Chile on Saturday October 17.
87′ RED CARD! USA’s Auston Trusty sent off for stamping on Osimhen
83′ USA Sub: Da Silva comes off the bench to replace Gallardo
72′ Fierce drive by Anumudu causes the goalkeeper problems
69′ Anumudu (NIG) booked. First booking of the game.
67′ USA Sub: ADAMS comes off the bench to replace OLOSUNDE
61′ Victor Osimhen gives Nigeria a two goal lead.
50′ GOAL Nigeria – Chukwudi Agor gets to a lose ball in the box and puts it home 1-0
Game back on! Nigeria gets the ball rolling.
HT: Nigeria 0-0 USA.
34′ still 0-0. Evenly played match between the two teams to this point
15′ Free-kick to USA, taken by John Nelson. Nigeria launch a counter now. Chukwudi Agbor’s shot goes wide however.
13′ Haji Wright with the best chance in the early going! just puts a redirection from a C. Pulisic cross over the bar from close range.
11′ The Nigerian defence under threat but keeper Udoh gathers at second attempt. Nigeria get a corner now.
0′ Game on! Nigeria has officially begun their title defence.
USA: W. Pulisic; Olosunde, Nelson, Trusty, Arellano (c); Calvillo, C. Pulisic, Zendejas; Wright, Gallardo, Perez