The Captain of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria spoke to the press following their disappointing Round of 16 exit from the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup, at the hands of a Netherlands’ side that finished third in their group, losing their opening two fixtures.
He offered his apologies to Nigerians and Nigerian fans, stating that although they admot that the result is a disappointing one for the squad, they are positive, as they were knocked out by a good opponent and that they had “tried their best”.
“On behalf of the team, I will just say we are sorry. For today’s game we got hard luck but we really thank God for everything, injury-free and our opponents are a very good side.
We played till the end but we lost the game, at least we tried our best.”
by Ayotunde Ogala.
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