Lagos - Former Golden Eaglets assistant coach Nduka Ugbade
has expressed satisfaction with the progress of the team at the ongoing FIFA
U17 World Cup.
The defending world champions have advanced to the
semi-finals of the competition, as they edge ever closer to retaining the title
and Ugbade, assistant to Manu Garba when Nigeria won the competition two years
ago, says he's excited the team has progressed.
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"I'm excited they have progressed to where they are at
the moment," Ugbade said.
"They have played very well in this tournament and the
way they have beaten their opponents show how good they are.
"It is now looking very likely they will win the
tournament again, which is a very good thing. I have been really
impressed," Ugbade added.
Speaking further, the 1985 FIFA U16 World Cup winner however
advised that the Eaglets must not get carried away at this point.
"They must not get carried away now, because they have
gotten to a very important stage of the competition. They have one foot in the
final and I'm hoping they will stay focused till the end," Ugbade advised.
Nigeria will play Mexico in the semi-finals, and a win takes
them to the final.For
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