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Friday, November 8, 2013

Nigeria Wins FIFA U-17 World Cup and Makes History

The triumphant Golden Eaglets of Nigeria celebrating their historic victory of winning the FIFA Under 17 World Cup for a record four times.
 
 
 ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 08: Zaharaddeen Bello of Nigeria celebrates with the trophy after Nigeria win 3-0 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Final between Nigeria and Mexico at the Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium on November 8, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Richard Heathcote - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets Friday evening won the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup and made history by winning the trophy for the fourth time, the first by any country in the history of the tournament.  The under 17 national team of Nigeria defeated the Mexican under 17 national team by 3-0 at the  El Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 
 
Nigeria won the maiden edition in China in 1985,  won it again in Japan in 1993 and won it for the third time in Korea Republic in 2007.

Congratulations to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria.

 
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