Head Coach of the Nigeria Golden Eaglets, Emmanuel Amuneke has said that the victory recorded by his lads against their Malian counterparts to clinch the fifth FIFA Under-17 World title is not the end of the team, adding that it will still make Nigeria proud in the nearest future.
The ex- Barcelona winger says “We have worked very hard for this success and we hope to continue. The players will go home now but their journey is not over yet. Personally I’m really happy.
He praised his players for lifting the FIFA U- 17 World Cup on Monday morning after beating Mali 2 – 0 in the showpiece game.
Goals from Golden Boot winner, Victor Osimhen and Aspire Academy starlet, Funsho Bamgboye, secured a deserved victory over the African champions, Mali.
“It was a beautiful and entertaining match. I think the people in the stadium enjoyed it today. We knew the Malians are technically very strong, have great individual players and are very fast, ”allnigeriasoccer.com quoted Amuneke said.
“We wanted to bring the players to their dreams and we did it. Thanks for the support. We feel like we are at home. ”