Sweden's Larsson tips Nigeria's U-17 team for the Fifa U-17 World Cup

The Blagult helmsman has hailed the Nigerians and has said it would be a miracle if the team does not win the world cup on Friday in Abu Dhabi

Sweden's coach, Roland Larssson has expressed that his side lost to a better side and that he had no regrets exiting the FifaU-17 World Cup at the semi final stage on Tuesday.

The Swedes had held Nigeria to a 3-3 draw in the first round but could not muster the same kind of score on Tuesday.

The Blagult eventually lost 3-0 to the Eaglets but Larsson told Goal in Dubai that he was happy that his squad could get to the last four of the world fiesta in their very first attempt after struggling with qualification all these years.

"By my own position, I will say the Eaglets deserve to win the World Cup. They have played the best football and have been impressive from the start of the competition till date,” Larssson said.

He noted that the Eaglets deserve to win the world cup because they have played the best football at the competition.

"They have improved from their first game till the semi final. They are the best team," Swedish coach added.

The Swedish youngsters barely qualified for the European championship after only securing berth at the dead in their final home game before they got to the semi final at the European championship but lost to the eventually winners, Russia on penalties.

Larsson said they would return to Stockholm hoping to continue from where they stopped in the UAE.