Eaglets Draw Hungary, Ecuador, Australia
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will face Hungary, Ecuador and Australia in Group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 which is scheduled to hold from October 26 until November 17.
The Golden Eaglets are among the six top seeds for today’s draw for the 2019 U17 World Cup along with hosts Brazil, Mexico, Spain, France and Japan.
This means the Eagles, who finished fourth at the U17 AFCON in Tanzania earlier this year will head one of the first round groups.Africa’s other flag bearers are Cameroon, Angola and Senegal.
The tournament will kick off on October 26.
Former Nigeria star Celestine Babayaro also graced the draw as a FIFA Legend, along with Brazil’s Sonny Anderson.
He was part of the squad who won the 1993 U17 World Cup in Japan along with Nwankwo Kanu and Wilson Oruma.