President Buhari to host Golden Eaglets, others January 21

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The Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will host the Golden Eaglets team that won a fifth FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile last year on January 21

The Eaglets defeated Mali 2-0 in the final of the U-17 World Cup in November last year.

Nigeria has previously won the competition in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013, africanFootball.com reports.

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Successive governments had rewarded the team with huge cash gifts, houses and national honours for these feats in the past.

Dalung added that other teams who did Nigeria proud internationally in 2015 will also be rewarded by President Buhari.

The Nation

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