January 30, 2023



U17 Girls’s World Cup: Flamingoes set to  confront Chile 

Nigeria’s quest for a spot within the second spherical of the FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup will get underway when the Flamingoes strive Chile for measurement of their final Group B sport in India at midday on Monday at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

The Flamingoes can be aiming for a win in opposition to the South People to allow them to complete in second place of their group behind Germany and progress to the knockout stage of the match.

The staff earlier on Saturday safely arrived within the metropolis of Bhubaneswar from Goa and instantly settled down on the Vivanta Resort forward of the essential tie.

In the meantime, the Secretary-Common of the newly put in Ibrahim Gusau-led Nigeria Soccer Federation Board, Sanusi Mohammed, arrived in India earlier that very same day with the NFF President’s goodwill messages and his assurances to the Flamingoes.

After shedding 2-1 to Germany of their opening sport, Bankole Olanrewaju Olowokere’s prices simply put New Zealand to the sword of their second sport, scoring twice in every half, with Amina Bello, Miracle Usani, Taiwo Afolabi, and Etim Edidiong among the many objectives within the one-way site visitors at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao, Goa.

The staff recorded a slew of misses within the first half however made up for them with two elegant objectives within the second half, which they give the impression of being to copy in opposition to Chile tomorrow.

The South People began their marketing campaign on a vibrant notice, hitting New Zealand 3-1, however had been handed a actuality verify of their second sport by Germany, who thrashed them 6-0 following Nigeria’s spectacular exhibiting in opposition to New Zealand on the similar venue on Friday.

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They’re presently tied on three factors with Nigeria, who’ve their nostril in entrance resulting from a superior objective distinction of +3 as in opposition to -4.

Chile can be aiming for a win over Nigeria, figuring out a stalemate of any complexion will see them end in third place, leaving their progress to the subsequent spherical within the stability.

Germany are anticipated to simply defeat New Zealand and end first within the standings with most factors.

The Flamingoes on Sunday had a really feel and familiarisation stroll at Kalinga Stadium forward of their ultimate group tie in opposition to Chile on right this moment (Monday).