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November 08, 2013

Golden Eaglets Win FIFA Under 17 World Cup

The Nigerian Golden Eaglets have made Nigerians so proud for winning the FIFA Under 17 World Cup 2013 tournament which was just held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirate (UAE), thrashing out Mexico with 3-0 goals to nil this evening. Interestingly, Nigeria Golden Eaglets have won and lifted this trophy three times previously in 1985, 1993, and 2007.

Now it's 2013, We Won!...I'm Proudly Nigerian! Feeling real good.

This year's Nigeria Golden Eaglets victory (3-0) has indeed placed Nigeria as the Champion of Champions of FIFA Under 17 World Cup tournaments ever, for winning and lifting it the fourth time ahead of their counterpart Brazil for winning and lifting same Cup three times. The Nigerian Coach Manu Garba and his boys are indeed, the Nigerian Heroes today making Nigeria so proud.

FIFA Under 17 World Cup Honors and Awards To Nigeria:
  • Football Individual Honors won by Nigerian players; all players won the FIFA Fair Play Award
  • Kelechi Iheanacho won award of the Adidas Golden Ball for being the overall best player alongside the Adidas Silver Boot as the second highest goal scorer.
  • And the Nigerian Goal Keeper, Dele Alampasu, in fact, this guy impressed me so much watching the football match; men, he saved some goals.. He won the Golden Gloves.
  • The Golden Boot was awarded to Sweden.
             Football has a great way of bringing people together in oneness

Behold the Trophy, The Golden Ball and Gloves, and the Silver Boot
Go Nigeria! Go Unbeatable FIFA Under 17 World Cup Champions! God bless Nigeria! Football lovers across the globe and Africa in particular are celebrating this awesome victory. More Trophies are coming...I know Mr. President, Goodluck Jonathan and the good people of Nigeria are for sure planning awesome rewards for this valuable team.

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