By Taye Hassan Adigun – Abuja
Golden Eaglets new sensation, Ibrahim Mohammed Said has disclosed to Felele247.com.ng that the entire team will do their best to overcome their last group match against Australia in Brasilia/Gama, which will kick off 17:00 Brazilian time (9:00 pm Nigerian time).
Ibrahim Mohammed Said became the seventh Golden Eaglet in the history of the tournament to find the back of the net three times in the U17 World Cup match- more than any other nation. One more goal would have seen him equal another record, that goal scored in a single game.
Mohammed Ibrahim Said popularly “Any role” called by his teammate granted the interview while speaking from Brazil with his agent Bashir Saidu Achida, “We will surely do our best to beat Australia; we thank Nigerians for their support and prayers, most especially the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Gen(RTD) President Mohammadu Buhari and the minister of Sports Mr Sunday Dare for their fatherly support”
“We are in high spirit ahead of the game, we know that we’ve qualified for the Round of 16, but we want to keep the pace”, he enthused.
“Nigerians should continue to pray for the team for us to succeed in the tournament”, he concluded.
The Golden Eaglets top group B with 6 points from 2 games, they secured their round of 16 after beating Ecuador 3-2.