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Spain U17 vs Niger U17: Top players to watch out

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The 3rd Match of Group D is quite interesting when European Giants Spain will face the African underdog Niger at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi . While Spain suffered a defeat of 2-1 against Brazil in their first game , Niger is in a good position defeating DPR Korea by a margin of 1 goal .

1)Mateu Morey(Spain): The Barcelona talent played a key role in Spain’s triumph in the UEFA Under-17 Championship. Mateu is an attacking right-back, and the best in the business. He struck important goals for Spain during the EURO campaign. The wonderful solo effort against France provided glimpses of his potential. He will be joining Bayern Munich shortly after the World Cup.

2)Abel Ruiz(Spain): He is the joint top scorer in the history of the European Under-17 Championship with 16 goals. The Barcelona player was the leading goal-scorer for Spain in Croatia (European Under-17 Championship) with four goals.

3)Sergio Gomez(Spain):A tricky and agile player, who is another exciting prospect of the famous La Masia Academy of Barcelona, Sergio Gomez is a top young talent currently in the market with plenty of clubs interested in him including Liverpool. Gomez played 6 matches during Spain’s U17 Euro triumph this summer, scoring three goals….

4)Abdoul Karim Tinni Sanda(Niger): This central midfielder from Niger has won the “Youngest Nigerien Player of the Year” in 2016. His ability of blocking and accurate passing has kept him in this list. Their coach Tiemogo Soumaila will be looking forward to Karim giving his best on the field on Saturday.

5)Ibrahim Boubacar Marou(Niger): The Niger striker has been in impressive form in the U-17 African Cup of Nations, netting 6 goals from 5starts. He will be a great prospect to Niger’s hopes in doing well in the U-17 World Cup.

6) Ferran Torres(Spain): The Spanish attacking midfielder had already attracted the eyes of scouts of top clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona. The Valencia CF kid has superb skills which makes him an asset of Spain U17 team along with Sergio Gomes and Abel Ruiz.