Ibrahim Said was the hero of the night as Golden Eaglet of Nigeria came from behind to ease past Ecuador 3-2 in the second group B game at the ongoing FIFA U17 world cup in Brazil.
The kano born lad scored hatrick to send the five times champions to the round of 16 after gaining 6 maximum points in their last 2 matches.
Said opened the scoring in the 5th minutes of the encounter, Jinadu’s own goal and a well taken penalty from Johan Mina put Ecuador ahead barely an hour of the game.
Ibrahim again stepped in for an equaliser in the 85th minutes of the encounter and completes his hatrick in the 89th minutes.
Despite the qualifications, the Manu Garba’s still has a game with Australia.