Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba was delighted as the team on Wednesday defeated P-Sport Academy 3-0 at the NFF\FIFAGoal Project pitch in Abuja in a friendly match.
Oluwatobi Alagbe, Ogunsola Ishmael and Usman Musa were the goal scorers for the Eaglets.
The Kaduna-based P-Sport started the match fast and furious with early incursions into the Golden Eaglets' half but the duo of Alagbe and Igoh Igboun defended their territory with calm composure. At the other end, Nasifi Yahaya and Yusuf Abdulraham failed to find the back of the net as the visitors defended in their numbers too. But some few minutes towards the end of the first half, Alagbe raced upfront to head home the curtain raiser in the 42nd minute.
Second half substitute, Ishmael added the Nigeria U-17s' second goal in the 63rd minute from the penalty box after petit midfielder, Augustine Chinasa was badly brought down in the box. Usman, aka Babalolo, who came in for Ishaq Abdulrasak, grabbed Eaglets' third goal in the 87th minute.
Garba praised the resilience of the youngsters for keeping a clean sheet and the team's winning streak in three straight matches. The Golden Eaglets opened their account with a 5-0 win over Suleja-based Santos FC and spanked Sia-One Academy 6-0 last Saturday.Jiji.ng the cheapest online shopping in Nigeria