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GOLDEN EAGLETS TAKE ON MEXICO FOR EPIC FINAL

Eaglets set to confront Mexico
Eaglets set to confront Mexico
The Golden Eaglets will on Friday take on the young boys from Mexico to decide who takes home the cup in the ongoing Under 17 FIFA championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate. Take off time is 5PM Nigerian time. The match will however be preceded by the onslaught between Sweden and Argentina

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Analysts have tipped the Eaglets to carry the day after beating Mexico 6:1 at the group stage. But bookmakers are also saying that this could be the greatest undoing for the Eaglets who might be tempted to go into the match by underestimating the strength of their opponent.

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The Mexicans however recovered from after the 6:1 defeat by the Eaglets only to eliminate tournament favourite Brazil and later Argentina at the semi final stage. The Eaglets however hold the record as the highest goal scoring team in the tournament after scoring 20 goals to get to the finals and conceding just a few.

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The Eaglets currently tie with Brazil to have won the tournament three times each. But a win will make the Eaglets the only team to have won the tournament four times.

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