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U-17 World Cup:Eaglets whip Iraq 5-0 to advance into second round

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By SundiataPOST, Abuja

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Friday ended their Group F campaign with a 5-0 whipping of Iraq to advancing to the second round of the ongoing 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

The Nigerian side won in style to finish top of their group ahead of rivals Mexico in their match at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai, in the competition holding at UAE. [eap_ad_1]

Four goals in the first half set the tempo for the match to send the Iraqis home after three straight losses.

Mexico and Sweden also go through to the Round of 16 from the group in second and third places respectively.

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