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09/09/2007102 - WeatherClear
0:0 a.e.t. 0:3 PSO

Summary

Nigeria make it three

In only the fourth FIFA U-17 World Cup final to go to penalty kicks, Nigeria kept their cool to beat Spain 3-0 and take the trophy for the third time.

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Line-ups

13
12
3
2
4
5
5
6
6
7
10
9
11
10
12
11
14
13
15
16
16
18

Substitute(s)

1
1
21
21
2
3
7
4
8
8
17
14
18
15
20
17
9
19
19
20

Coaches

Juan SANTISTEBAN (ESP)
(NGA) Yemi TELLA

Officials

Referee: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)Assistant Referee 1: Toru SAGARA (JPN)Assistant Referee 2: JEONG Hae Sang (KOR)Fourth official: Ivan BEBEK (CRO)

Statistics

13Shots20
3Corner kicks8
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Spain - Nigeria
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy
  • Nigeria's fans celebrate after winning the final against Spain
  • Nigeria's fans celebrate after winning the final
  • Nigeria's players receive the trophy after winning the final against Spain
Yemi Tella (NGA), Nigeria coach
I want to thank God for the win tonight. This match was very tactical and a lot of my boys were unable to play at their best due to injury. Our goalkeeper saved the penalties so confidently, because we've been practicing a lot and it paid off in the end.