FIFA U-17 World Cup 2013: 5 Things We Learned from Mexico vs. Nigeria

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2013: 5 Things We Learned from Mexico vs. Nigeria
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Mexico and Nigeria played in the final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2013. It was the second time they faced each other in the tournament, with the African side winning both games.

The victory also set Nigeria as the most successful team of the competition—with four titles—since it was founded in 1985. It was also its first since 2007, when they defeated Spain in penalty kicks.

For Mexico, it was the third time they advanced to the final match and the first they have lost.

Let’s see what we learned.

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