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Golden Eaglets Players Rating: Tijani solid in midfield, Jinadu exposed

Nigeria fought back to defeat Hungary 4-2 in the opening group B match of the FIFA u-17 World Cup in Brazil. takes a look at the players performance.

Golden Eaglets players ratings

Daniel Jinadu: The West Ham academy keeper was exposed by his defenders for Hungary’s goals but must be alert next time.  5/10


Ferdinand Ikenna: He showed he was ready for the big stage with the way he checkmated the Hungarian attackers. (6/10)

Timilehin Adeniyi:  He gets a pat on the back for scoring Nigeria’s third goal but must be alive to his defensive responsibilities  5/10

Charles Etim: Not much from him 4/10

Usman Ibrahim: Brilliant goal from the defender but he must be assertive 5/10


Tijani Samson: He announced himself with a brace. Nice outing from the Eaglets captain who anchored the midfield excellently

Hamzat Ojediran: A fair outing 5/10

Monsuru Opeyemi: He was replaced by Akinwumi Amoo in the second half for not giving his best . 4/10



Wisdom Ubani: He won the penalty which led to Nigeria’s equaliser and was a constant thorn in the flesh for the Hungarian defenders 6/10)

Olakunle Olusegun:  Some selfish play from the attacker who was in a hurry to get on the score sheet 6/10

Sa’id Mohammed: He should work on his shots ahead of the next game. (6/10)

The Substitutes

Ibrahim Jabaar: He made his presence felt upfront 6/10

Daniel Francis: Not rated

Akinwunmi Amoo:  He didn’t disappoint when he was introduced  (6/10)

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