FIFA celebrates first hat-trick Hero, Nigeria, Ibrahim in Brazil

October 30, 2019

Federation of International Football (FIFA) has saluted Nigeria’s Ibrahim Said for becoming the first player to score a hat-trick at the on-going FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Said’s goals against Ecuador sent the Golden Eaglets into the Round of 16 along with Brazil and Angola who edged out Canada 2-1.

Say hello to the first hat-trick hero of the #U17WC, Nigeria’s Ibrahim Said! 👏, ” tweeted FIFA on Wednesday.

Nigeria scored two late goals to secure a hard-fought 3-2 victory against their opponents in their second Group B game at the Estadio Olimpico, Giaonia on Tuesday night.

They are now topping the group with six points from two matches.

On Friday they face Australia who drew 2-2 with Hungary.

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