San Jose - Flamingoes Head coach, Bala Nikyu has described
Nigeria’s victory over Mexico in the final Group game as a huge motivation for
his team ahead of their quarter-final showdown with Spain.
Nigeria beat Mexico 3-0 to finish ahead of their North
American opponent at the top of Group D with goals from Rasheedat Ajibade,
Uchenna Kanu and Aminat Yakubu ensuring the incredible victory for the African
Nigeria battles Spain who finished second in Group C, while
Mexico will take on free-scoring Group C toppers, Japan in the quarter-final respectively
Nikyu says the team was full of joy and excitement over his
ladies’ performance against the Mexicans and are fully motivated to battle the
European giants in the quarter-final stage.
“We put in a very good performance, and we’re extremely
happy to have beaten a strong Mexican side. The result enables us to finish top
of the group and to move on to the next stage full of confidence,” Nikyu
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