Emmanuel Amuneke, Head Coach of the Nigeria U17 team, the Golden Eaglets has commended the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.
Speaking at the Sausalito Stadium in Val de Mar, the former Barcelona winger said he was impressed so far with the organization of the tournament adding, the Golden Eaglets have well been catered for here.
“We have enjoyed our time since we arrived in Santiago and I’m extremely happy to be here in Chile for good reasons because this is an important championship for the youths,” he said.
“The Chilean people are friendly which is good for football, FIFA and the organizers of this tournament.”
Amuneke further said Chile 2015 was gradually living to the bill with the standard seen so far even as he predicted better days for the budding stars: “It would be the joy of all of us to see these young ones in the future and we can then look back at Chile 2015 and say this is where the story began.”
Already through to the Round of 16, the Eaglets will face Croatia in their last group game on Friday.