FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria's Next Opponent Ecuador Edge Australia

Golden Eaglets next opponent,Ecuador were up to the task after bagging all three points available in their World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday.

Two goals inside the first ten minutes of the match were enough to see Ecuador past Australia 2-1 in Group B action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019™.
Both scores took favourable deflections for the Ecuadorians, with the second counting as an own goal against Australia defender Anton Mlinaric. But Noah Botic's 90th-minute strike revitalised the Joeys, who applied pressure until the final whistle.

The South Americans will now switch focus to their next encounter on Tuesday where they will slug it out with Nigeria for a place in the Round of 16.

By Olamide Oyetunji

Post a comment



 1.Abia Warriors00000000
 2.Adamawa Utd.00000000
 3.Akwa United00000000
 4.Dakkada FC00000000
 5.Enyimba Int'l00000000
 6.FC Ifeanyi Ubah00000000
 7.Heartland FC00000000
 8.Jigawa GS00000000
 9.Kano Pillars00000000
 10.Katsina United00000000
 11.Kwara United00000000
 12.Lobi Stars00000000
 13.MFM FC00000000
 14.Nasarawa Utd.00000000
 15.Plateau United00000000
 16.Rangers Int'l00000000
 17.Rivers United00000000
 18.Sunshine Stars00000000
 19.Warri Wolves00000000
 20.Wikki Tourists00000000