FIFA withdraws Eaglets skipper award

Globe football governing physique FIFA have withdrawn bronze boot award from Golden Eaglets skipper Kelechi Nwakali at the recent U17 World Cup in Chile and re-awarded it to compatriot Samuel Chukwueze following a error

Inside a letter for the NFF basic secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, and signed by Mustapha Fahmy, director with the football division, comprar fifa 16 coins admitted their blunder: ‘We produced a mistake in the closing ceremony on the comprar coins fifa 16 U-17 Planet Cup Chile 2015 using the distribution of the adidas Bronze Boot.

‘Instead of player no. 8 of Nigeria, Samuel Chukwueze, the player Kelechi Nwakali (player no. ten of Nigeria) received the adidas Bronze Boot. However, if two or additional players are nonetheless equal (after objectives and assists), the player who has played fewer quantity of minutes will be ranked initial.

‘With this in thoughts, adidas will send you a further Bronze Boot in December 2015, which we would kindly ask you to hand more than to Samuel Chukwueze. Please be informed that Kelechi Nwakali may possibly keep his trophy.

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen scored ten targets and produced two assists to win the Golden Boot, whilst Johannes Eggestein of Germany scored four objectives to win the Silver Boot.

Nwakali, who was voted Most Useful Player of the Tournament and earned the Golden Ball, tied with compatriot Chukwueze for third spot with 3 targets and 3 assists.

Nevertheless, Nwakali played far more minutes (630 minutes) as against Chukwueze’s 535 minutes.