Nigeria’s Eaglets Thrash DR Congo 4-0

•In Africa U-17 Qualifier –

Nigeria’s U-17 team, Golden Eaglets are through to the final qualifying round of the 2015 African Championship to be hosted in Niger after a 5-0 aggregate win against Les Leopards of Congo
Democratic Republic.
Leading 1-0 from the first leg second round match played in Kinshasa last weekend, the Golden Eaglets confirmed their superiority yet again with a 4-0 win at the M.K.O Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta on Sunday in
front of appreciative home fans.
There were first half goals for Suleiman Abdullahi, Victor Osimhen while Kehinde Ayinde and Samuel Chukwueze added the other two in the second half.
In attendance to watch the second leg encounter was Ogun State’s First Lady, Mrs. Olufunso Ibikunle who stood in for His Excellency, Senator Ibikunle Amosun as the Special Guest of Honour; Dr. Lanre
Tejuoso( State’s Commissioner for Youth & Sport; Chief Mike Umeh, the NFF’s Acting President and his 1st Vice, Dr. Shehu Adamu amongst other important dignitaries.
The Golden Eaglets dominated the game right from the outset with some good positional play but failed to convert early chances. But on the dot of 30th minute, Suleiman Abdullahi scrambled the ball into the net
for the first goal after the Congolese failed to clear a dropped Kingsley Michael’s by goalkeeper Sese Bia Israel.


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