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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets to Battle Netherlands in Round of 16

Nigeria U-17 side will continue their quest for a sixth World title as their Round of 16 opposition has been revealed.

European Champions, the Netherlands had to wait to the dying moments of the last Matchday of the group stage to confirm their status as one of the four teams to zoom to the next stage of the competition as best losers.
Golden Eaglets won Hungary 4-2, Ecuador 3-2 and a 2-1 defeat to Australia was all it takes for the West Africans to top Group B while the Europeans lost 3-0 to Japan, suffered another defeat 3-1 to Senegal before picking up total points against USA with 3-0 victory.
Nigeria and the Dutch will play in Goiania on Tuesday 5th November for a place in the Quarter Finals.

By Olamide Oyetunji

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