Lisbon - Coach of the Flamingoes, Bala Nkiyu has hailed his
girls for a 3-2 victory over Sporting Huelva.
Striker Chinwe Ihezuo scored a hat-trick for the Nigeria U17
Women team to edge past tough Spanish counterpart in an international friendly
In his post-match reaction, Nkiyu commended the Nigeria
women for their resilience, while admitting a tough encounter, however he
stated that they are prepared for the World Cup.
“I’m happy with the performance of the ladies. We had a good
test against the Spanish club and good account of ourselves – there are many
positives although we have some areas we will continue to improve on and get
"The sixteen teams in the competition won’t field
angels or prophets as we are preparing like this. So for the World Cup, I think
we are prepared,” Nkiyu said.
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