2019 FIFA U17 World Cup : Golden Eaglets Draw Hungary, Ecuador, Australia In Group Stage
Published: July 11, 2019
 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup : Golden Eaglets Draw Hungary, Ecuador, Australia In Group StageNigeria's Golden Eaglets will face Hungary, Ecuador and Australia in Group B of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup following Thursday's draw conducted by world's football governing body.

Nigeria are the most successful team at the U-17 level with five titles in 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013 and 2015.

Four countries are representing the African continent; Angola, Nigeria, Senegal and Cameroon.

Angola find themselves in Group A with hosts Brazil, Canada and New Zealand, and Senegal are in Group D with USA, Netherlands and Japan.
 
Cameroon will be facing Spain, Argentina and Tajikistan in Group E while Italy, Mexico, Solomon Islands and Paraguay make up Group F.

The 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup will hold October 26-November 17.

The Nigerian U-17 side finished in fourth place at the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations held in Tanzania in April.

The Manu Garba-led side will open group play against Hungary on October 26 at the Estádio Olímpico, Goiania, before facing Ecuador (Oct 29) and Australia (Nov 1) at the same venue.

Izuchukwu Okosi