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Mexico and Nigeria set for rematch in final
November 6th, 2013 3:04AM
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[UNDER-17 WORLD CUP]Mexico, winner of world championships in 2005 and 2011, returned to the final of the Under-17 World Cup with a 3-0 win over Argentina in the semifinals. It will face Nigeria in Friday's final in a repeat of their opening game won by the Green Eaglets, 6-1.

Mexico got two goals from Ivan Ochoa and another from Marco Granados to move to within one win of a third world title. Argentina finished the game with nine players, losing Joaquin Ibanezand goalie Omar Govea to red cards.



Taiwo Awoniyi, Samuel Okon and Chidera Ezeh scored to give Nigeria a 3-0 win over Sweden, which also competed in the same group as Mexico and Nigeria. The Golden Eaglets, who have scored 23 goals in five games, are seeking their fourth U-17 title.


3 comments
  1. Aresenal Fan
    commented on: November 6, 2013 at 9:06 a.m.
    Wow, impressive run!!
  1. Che Guevara
    commented on: November 6, 2013 at 2:10 p.m.
    Is there any doubt now that mexico is Youth development King in the world at the moment??
  1. Joey Tremone
    commented on: November 6, 2013 at 5:26 p.m.
    The biggest doubter seems to be their senior team.

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