U17 AFCON – Super Eagles Coach Peseiro Blown Away As Nigeria U17 Team Hit 15 Goals In Two Test Games
Head coach of the senior national team of Nigeria Jose Peseiro has praised the Nduka Ugabde led Nigeria U17 team after watching them score 15 goals in two separate test games.
The team have been in camp for a little over a week as part of their preparation for the Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Algeria. Nigeria qualified for the tournament as champions of their regional qualifiers tournament after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in the final match of the WAFU B zone.
They played two test games in readiness for the U17 AFCON which is the qualifiers for the U17 World Cup and put up a gallant show in front of Peseiro who watched the game at the Package B training pitch of the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja.
Kaduna based football academy Ikon Allah were thrashed 9-0 shortly after that game, the team regrouped and spanked Propel Sporting Academy 6-0. After the game, a visibly happy Peseiro couldn’t hide his joy at what he saw.
He said players of the team are headed for big things if they maintain focus and stay disciplined as they progress in their careers.
“I must say I have been impressed by a number of players in this team. They are headed for great things if they keep level heads and remain disciplined,” Peseiro said as he welcomed NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi towards the tail end of the second encounter.
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