Breaking: Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets beat Turkey, off to pre-FIFA U17 World Cup winning start

The Golden Eaglets today beat hosts Turkey 2-0 to get off to a flying start in the UEFA/CAF Assist Tournament, which will serve as a pre-World Cup warm-up.

Striker Olakunle Olusegun put the Nigeria U17s in front after 10 minutes, before Divine Nwachukwu doubled the lead in the second half.

Eight teams including Senegal, Cameroon and Angola will feature in this competition in Istanbul preparatory to the U17 World Cup in Brazil.

The World Cup begins on October 26.

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