Golden Eaglets win World Cup warm-up against S’Korea

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The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have shown some form of readiness ahead of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup after beating South Korea in a warm-up game.

The Manu Garba boys defeated South Korea 4-2 in a friendly encounter in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday morning.

The Eagles had lost 2-1 to Sao Paulo in their first friendly on Monday, but came back strong four days after.

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Olakunle Olusegun grabbed a brace for the Golden Eaglets in the game, with Divine Nwachukwu and Charles Etim getting the other goals.

Oh Jaehyeck and Choi Minseo were the goalscorers for the Asians, the first through a penalty and the second via a header.

The Eaglets will play a final warm-up game against another World Cup qualifier Japan before they head to their match venue on Tuesday.

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