The Nigeria U-17 Women’s team, the Flamingos are closer than close to qualifying for the World...
The Nigeria U-17 Women’s team, the Flamingos are closer than close to qualifying for the World Cup billed for Jordan later this year after they trounced their South African counterparts 6-0 at the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday, in their final round, first leg qualifier.
The Flamingos rained all six goals in Saturday’s encounter in the first half as they now hold a comfortable lead going into the second leg.
Captain Rasheedat Ajibade netted four of the goals in Saturday’s encounter and the other two came from Yetunde Fajobi.
Nigeria has participated at all previous FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup final competitions, from New Zealand 2008 to Trinidad and Tobago 2010, Azerbaijan 2012 and Costa Rica 2014. The team reached the quarter finals in the last three editions.
Only three spots are been reserved for Africa at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan. The other qualifiers to be decided this weekend will see the Ghana facing Morocco while Cameroon take on Egypt.