ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Sweden vs. Nigeria 2013 (live score results below) prompts one of the most anticipated World Cup U17 soccer matches today October 22, 2013. The one reason is because both soccer teams delivered huge scoring wins in their debut Group game in this Under 17 tournament. The other reason, LALATE can report, is because of the Nigerian sensation Kelechi Iheanacho. He delivered four goals in just one match to defeat Mexico days ago.
Today’s Sweden vs. Nigeria 2013 game (start time 9 am PST) features Sweden coming off that 1-4 win over Iraq. Nigeria in turn is coming off of its massive 1-6 victory over Mexico.
Nigeria in defeating Mexico beat a team that had gone undefeated for months. But Nigeria has been a scoring powerhouse. The team blazed through the CAF U17 Championship. They beat Ghana, Congo, Tunisia, but fell to Ivory Coast, twice.
Overall, Sweden has two wins, two draws and one loss in their last five matches. Nigeria, in turn, has three wins, and two losses in their last five matches. Nigeria is currently ranked first in Group F with Sweden. A win by either team today advances them to the next stage of the Copa.
The key to Nigeria, however, is Kelechi Iheanacho . He delivered four goals against Mexico. Issac and Nwakali scored a goal as well. Sweden’s Engvall scored two goals as well. For live score results today click HERE.
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