U-17 W/Cup: See Golden Eaglets Of Nigeria's Fixtures In Brazil
Nigeria last won the U-17 World Cup in 2013 and 2015. Source: FIFA

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will take on Hungary in their first fixture at the 2019 U-17 World Cup with the match holding by 9:00 pm Nigeria time on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Group FIFA U-17 World Cup 2019

Nigeria will play the Group B match with Hungary at the 2019 U-17 World Cup, aiming to emerge as six-time winners of the cadet competition.

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The Nigerian squad led by coach Manu Garba will play their first two fixtures at the 2019 U-17 World Cup in Goiania.

However, the West Africans who were last winners of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2015, take on Australia in their last Group B fixture in Brasilia.

Nigeria Vs Hungary: Team, Squad News U-17 World Cup 2019

While speaking ahead of Nigeria’s opening fixture at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Manu said his squad is out there to emerge as winners of the competition in Brazil.

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Coach Manu Garba and one of his players. Source: FIFA

“Everyone should get ready to see a fantastic Nigerian team that play great football and have the trophy in their sights,” Garba told FIFA.com.

“Ecuador, Hungary and Australia are undoubtedly strong teams that we respect, but we are record-breaking world champions and I was involved in two of our title wins.”

Winning DNA

He added that “The will to win every game is part of the DNA of every Nigerian team, and my team here in Brazil is no exception.”

Nigeria U-17 FIFA World Cup Squad 2019

Below are members of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil:

Goalkeepers: Sunday Stephen (Football College Academy); Joseph Oluwabusola (Bournemouth AFC, England); Daniel Jinadu (West Ham United, England)

Defenders: Charles Etim (Blessed Stars Academy); Usman Ibrahim (Giant Brilliants FC); Ferdinand Ikenna (A&B FC); Quadri Edun (G12 FC); Oluwatimilehin Adeniyi (Sporting Dreams FC); Hamzat Ojediran (Jossy United FC)

Midfielders: Samson Tijani (Collings Edwin FC); Akinkunmi Amoo (Sidos Football Club); Daniel Francis (FC Hearts); Ibraheem Jabaar (Ijebu United); Ibrahim Said (Dabo Babes Academy); Monsuru Opeyemi (B Angel FC); Peter Agba (Falala Football Club); Peter Olawale (Delta Warriors)

Forwards: Olakunle Olusegun (ABS FC); Wisdom Ubani (Giant Brilliants FC); Divine Nwachukwu (Riverline FC); Abba Bichi (Talentbase Sport FC).

When, What Time Is Nigeria Vs Hungary U-17 World Cup 2019 Match? 

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Nigeria Vs Hungary

Time: 09:00 pm

Nigeria’s Fixtures FIFA U-17 World Cup 2019

These, below, are Nigeria’s other fixtures, date and their times at the FIFA 2019 U-17 World Cup in Brazil:

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Nigeria Vs Ecuador

Time: 09:00 pm

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Australia Vs Nigeria

Time: 09:00 pm

NB: All times are in West Africa/Nigeria Standard Time

Nigeria Vs Hungary U-17 World Cup: Where To Watch Match Live

The Nigeria Vs Hungary U-17 World Cup match; fixture will be broadcast live on Supersports.