San Jose - Coach Bala Nikyu has stated that the Flamingoes
would not underrate their next Group D opponent, Colombia in their second game
at the 2014 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup after beating China 2-1 in their
The Flamingoes will face Colombia on Wednesday 8pm local
time (Thursday 3am Nigerian time) at the Alejandra Morera Soto stadium.
Coach Bala Nikyu said at the pre-match media conference that
the Flamingoes will approach the game against the South Americans in a
“There is no and won't be any easy game at this tournament
and we are not going to underrate Colombia because we beat China 2-1 and that
Colombia lost 4-0 to Mexico," he said.
"We are going to approach the match against Colombia
with more seriousness and improved performance than we had against China, because
our objective is to win the first title for Nigeria.”
“We are looking forward to the next game against Colombia
knowing well that all the teams at this championship are here based on merit,”
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