The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria got up to a flying start in the 2013 FIFA U-17 cadet tournament in United Arab Emirates.

Kelechi Iheanacho was the star of the show, as Nigeria’s U-17 side defeated defending champions Mexico 6-1, in their opening match.

Nigeria secured emphatic victory courtesy of four exquisite goals from Kelechi Iheanacho to thrash defending champions Mexico 6-1 in their Group F match at a packed Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium on Saturday.

Isaac Success, provided three assists for Iheanacho and defender Chidiebere Nwakali got the other two goals.

Nigeria will play Sweden next.


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