ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Nigeria vs. Mexico 2013 U17 ended today with an en vivo final score of 3-0. Nigeria has won the FIFA World Cup Under 17 soccer tournament. Mexico today finished second. Earlier Friday, Sweden vs. Argentina final score was 4-1 giving Sweden the third place finish.
Mexico vs. Nigeria 2013 battled en vivo today November 8, 2013 in the second of two final soccer matches in this FIFA Copa Mundial 2013 Under 17 futbol tournament. The two teams opened the tournament with Nigeria wining. Today they ended it with Nigeria winning as well.
This finals lineup was solidified after stunning goals and big upsets. During the Group Stage, Mexico struggled in their first match with a huge loss to Nigeria. After that, Mexico at one point was in trouble of even qualifying to the Knockout Phase. But Team Mexico U17 battled back, finished second in their group, and qualified to the Knockout Phase.
While Nigeria soccer fans knew that their team would win their next three matches to reach the finals, the future of Mexico was uncertain. They would have to beat Italy, then Brazil and then Argentina to reach the finals. Mexico would do it, giving up only one goal (to Brazil), and delivering six goals in just three games.
But today, the Copa ended like how it started. Nigeria’s scoring was too much for Mexico. Aguirre scored at nine minutes for Nigeria. Iheanacho, one of the real stars of this Copa, scored at fifty-six minutes. And then at eighty one minutes, Muhammad scored.
Today, the Golden Ball was given to Kelechi Iheanacho who also won the Silver Boot. The Silver Ball went to Nathan (Brazil) and the Bronze Ball was awarded to Ivan Ochoa (Mexico). The Golden Boot was given to Valmir Berisha (Sweden) and the Bronze Boot went to Boschilla (Brazil). The Golden Glove was awarded to Dele Alampasu (Nigeria).
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