SPORT Bello backs Ea­glets to win U-17 World Cup

Daily Trust - - SPORT - By Mansur Abubakar @ Mansur_112

Kano Pil­lars de­fender and 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup win­ner Za­ha­radeen Bello has thrown his weight be­hind Nige­ria’s Golden Ea­glets to re­peat the feat achieved by his team two years ago af­ter their morale boost­ing 2-0 win over United States of Amer­ica in their first match.

Speak­ing to Daily Trust yes­ter­day, the Kano born player also added that his con­fi­dence in the Em­manuel Amuneke led team stems from the fact that the tal­ents therein are un­ques­tion­able and also be­cause most of the tech­ni­cal crew per­son­nel were part of the 2013 suc­cess at the United Arab Emi­rates.

“The re­sult is a good win and like I said be­fore the tour­na­ment started, I be­lieve they can go all the way be­cause they have the tal­ents and also be­cause most of the tech­ni­cal crew peo­ple were there with us at the 2013 event in­clud­ing the coach him­self” Bello said.

Mean­while, Ea­glets are al­ready in the iconic city of Vina del Mar ahead of to­day’s sec­ond Group A match against the host coun­try, Chile at the Es­ta­dio Sausal­ito.

The 4 time cham­pi­ons cur­rently top the stand­ings with three points while Chile and Croa­tia which shared the spoils in their en­counter be­hind with a point each.

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