U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets face Netherlands in last 16

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/11/2019

The Golden Eaglets will face Netherlands in the Round of 16 of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup following the conclusion of the group stage matches on Sunday in Brazil.

Manu Garba's side secured to their place in the last sixteen after topping Group B with six points from three games while European champions the Netherlands advanced to the knockout stage as one of the four best third-placed teams after a 4-0 victory against the United States of America last fixture.

The encounter will hold at the Estadio Olimpico, Goiania where the Golden Eaglets played their opening two games in the competition against Hungary and Ecuador but the winners of this tricky Round of 16 tie will then be up against either Argentina and Paraguay in the quarterfinal.

The fill Round of 16 Fixtures

Angola vs South Korea

Nigeria vs Netherlands

Spain vs Senegal

Japan vs Mexico

Brazil vs Chile

France vs Australia

Ecuador vs Italy

Paraguay vs Argentina