Nigeria’s Sand tremendous Eagles on Friday lost 6-12 to Italy of their opening staff B game of the 2017 FIFA seaside Soccer World Cup in Nassau, Bahamas.
Enterprising Abu Azeez scored a hat trick, Godspower Igudia, Emeka Ogbonna and Victor tale had been also scorers on the day but Italy’s Gabriele Gori stole the convey after scoring six goals for Italy.
The Audu Ejo-led facet took the lead twice in the first 1/2 with objectives from Igudia and tale prior to the Italians rallied back to make sure the primary period led to a 2-2 draw.
Gori followed with six objectives for the Italians and Paolo Palmacci contributed to the victory with a hat-trick, together with two bicycle kick goals and Alfioluca Chiavaro’s purpose in the 1/3 spherical.
The Sand tremendous Eagles will face Mexico on Saturday. The Mexicans, on the other hand, additionally lost 2-3 to Iran within the different team B sport.
The ninth version of the match with sixteen teams taking part began on April 27 and can finish on could 7. (NAN)