The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are scheduled to depart Vina del Mar for Concepcion on Monday to await the winner of the encounter between Ecuador and Mexico for Thursday’s semi –final match.
The championship Local Organizing Committee (LOC) confirmed that the Eaglets will lodge at Hotel Diego de Almagro Lomas Verdes while a training session is expected to hold on Monday evening at Santa Maria (O’Higgins) pitch.
Meanwhile the Golden Eaglets head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has sent out special kudos to Nigeeira’s President Muhammadu Buhari after his lads thrashed Brazil 3-0 in Sunday’s quarter-final match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Vina del Mar -Chile.
Amuneke according to a statement on the NFF official website had some good words for President Buhari for orchestrating changes in the polity of the county, saying the success of the Golden Eaglets so far at Chile 2015 represents an audacity of change.
“Today’s victory represents change (for our country) in the sense that many who doubted us will see that hard work, merit and truth are non-negotiable terms in this team.
“Personally, I give kudos to President Buhari for introducing changes in our country; and if all of us can embrace those changes, we can confidently say that everybody irrespective of where they come from can be given an equal opportunity to play for the country.”Amuneke stated.