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Flamingoes coach to parade best players

04 March 2014, 14:08Israel Ojoko

Lisbon - Coach of Nigeria National U17 Women’s team, Bala Nkiyu says he will feature the best players at his disposal when hostilities begin at the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.

The Flamingoes continued their impressive run in their preparation for the tournament with a 5-1 victory over Portuguese’s women club, ClubeFutebolBenfica in an international friendly match after earlier 3-2 win over Sporting Heulva and a 3-1 spanking of Portuguese’s CDR Quarteirense U14 boys.

Nkiyu saluted the impressive show and sterling performance of his players against the ClubeFutebolBenfica and expressed confidence that he and his technical crew are keen on ensuring Nigeria parades one of the strongest team at the World Cup.

“I’m delighted with the girls’ performance. They played according to instructions and gave us the deserved victory”.

“We have developed better in our understanding as a team and hope to grow in strength as we close in on competition,” he said.

Nkiyu in his assessment of the team’s creation and conversion of chances after the game said the players have improved incredibly well, though hinted more is expected of them.

The Nigeria U17 women will play Belgium U17 women national team in Brussels on Tuesday, March 4th in a friendly match.

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