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Star Sixes wrap: Brazil thrash Okocha led Eagles legends

NPFL By: Collins Udeme | 15/07/2017

Star Sixes wrap: Brazil thrash Okocha led Nigerian legends

Spain, England, Italy and Brazil who thrashed Nigerian legends led by Austin Jay Jay Okocha 3-0 all won to qualify for the quarter-final of the 2017 Star Sixes at London's O2 Arena on Saturday.

Spain hit Scotland for six, while Brazil saw off Nigeria 3-0. Meanwhile, Italy overcame China in a 4-2 thriller.

Julio Baptista opened the scoring after beating Peter Rufai with a well taken shot after eleven minutes of play before former Manchester City star Elano made it 2-0 for the South Americans a simple tap-in.

The Brazilians consolidated their win with a third goal through the legendary Juninho who off a skillful footwork.

Okocha and his troops finished third in Group B with three points and will have to wait until all the group matches are played to know whether they made it to the quarterfinals as one of the two best third-placed teams.

France face Denmark, while Germany take on Portugal later this afternoon, with the final two spots in the last eight still up for grabs.

The quarter-final ties will be played Saturday evening, per the tournament's schedule on the official website.