• Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan (3rd R) holding up the Under 17 World Cup football tournament trophy, during a ceremony in honour of the Nigerian national football team's victory
  • Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan (L) receiving the Under 17 World Cup football tournament trophy from the hands of Nigerian Sports Minister Bolaji Abdullahi, during a ceremony
  • Kelechi Iheanacho of Nigeria with the Silver Boot award and Valmir Berisha of Sweden with the golden boot award during the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Final
  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Chairman of the LOC for the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 are introduced to the players
  • The trophy is seen
  •  Head coach Manu Garba of Nigeria walks over the pitch
  • Third placed team of Sweden poses
  • Kelechi Iheanacho of Nigeria celebrates victory
  • Nigeria head coach Manu Garba
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