African Cub Lions Devour Mighty Americans in Brazil.

African Cub Lions Devour Mighty Americans in Brazil.
October 28 06:12 2019

The Taranga Lions Cadet from Senegal in Africa coming to the World U17 soccer tournament for the first time devoured almighty United States of America that has been coming to the party for a record 16 times and with a fourth place all best performance. The soccer upset was a Group B opener.
The Baby Nats of America as called drew the first blood under six minutes of play but could not manage victory before Africa showed strength and grace. It ranged in the worst defeats ever for USA in the U17 category which were as follows: Oman won 4-0 in Alexandria Egypt 060997; Germany won 4-0 in Queretaro, Mexico 300611; Czech won 4-0 in Turkey on 20/01/12.
American coach, Raphael Wicky looked like a lost sailor watching his boys falling to the physical football approach of Senegal who were substitutes to Guinea for alleged age cheating. His best defender was given a straight red three minutes to the end of the match as he succumbed to pressure pulling down goal bound Senegalese no 9 shirt.
So far, African teams have surprised book makers with Nigeria pecking Hungary 4-2, Angola busted New Zealand 2-1; Senegal devoured USA 4-1 remaining Cameroun to play Tajikistan at midnight tomorrow.
France had walloped Chile 2-0 in a group C match played this evening.
Nigeria may be the first team to qualify for the round of 16 if the Golden Eaglets fly pass Ecuador at 9pm on Tuesday in their second match.
The U17 world cup tournament is where soccer lords of tomorrow are brewed for greater football development. Nigeria’s captain Tijani leads the Goal Scorers chart with a brace he scored against the Hungarians on Saturday.

  • ENIOLA OLATUNJI.
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