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03.11.2013 Sports News

U17 World Cup: Awoniyi sends Nigeria in the semifinals! Video

By Moutakilou MUMUNI -
Listen to article There will be at least one African team in the semi-finals of the World Cup junior. 4 starting in the second round, only Nigeria has managed to get out of the game in the quarter. Golden Eaglets were winning 2-0 against Uruguay on Saturday to punch their ticket.

The success of Nigeria was the work of Taiwo Awoniyi . The midfielder scored twice to send his team into the last four. By the 18th minute, he scores. Very solid behind, the men of Manu Garba are not really worried. In the second half the same Awoniyi netted again for a double and handed the semi-final to his country.

Tuesday, Nigeria will face Sweden. The other half opposes Mexico to Argentina, winner earlier of Côte d'Ivoire.

Check out the goals!


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