U-17 World Cup: Eaglets draw Hungary, Ecuador, Australia

The Golden Eaglets will face Hungary, Ecuador and Australia in Group B at the 2019 U-17 World Cup billed for Brazil from October 26 to November 17, Sports Extra reports.

The draw ceremony held in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday had in attendance former Nigeria left-back Celestine Babayaro and Brazil’s Sonny Anderson, among others.

Hosts Brazil will face Angola, Canada and New Zealand in Group A while Korea Republic, Chile, Haiti and France were pooled in Group C.

Senegal who took the place of Guinea, who were disqualified for parading two overage players at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, will face USA, Japan and Netherlands in Group D.

The U-17 AFCON champions Cameroon will face Argentina, Spain and Tajikistan in Group E.

In Group F, Solomon Islands, Italy, Paraguay and Mexico will compete for places in the next round of the competition.

Source: Voice of Nigeria