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Nigeria beat Mali to win FIFA U-17 World Cup title

  • Nigeria defeated Mali 2-0 in the final of the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup. With the victory, Nigeria obtained their fifth crown in the U-17 category at the Sausalito Stadium here, reports Xinhua. The game began with an early penalty against Mali in the second minute, but Nigerian Osinachi Ebere failed to convert the shot and Malian goalkeeper Samuel Diarra stopped the ball. After that both teams did not want to take risks, so there were few scoring opportunities in the first half. Source: IANS