Windhoek - Captain of the Flamingoes Rasheedat Ajibade has
expressed confidence ahead of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup second leg
qualifiers against Namibia.
Nigeria, who have arrived in Windhoek for the weekend game,
thrashed the Baby Gladiators 4-0 in the first leg in Abuja penultimate weekend
with Ajibade scoring two goals.
“We are confident that we will progress into the last round
of the qualifiers. Though, we will not under-rate the Baby Gladiators.
“Our Coaches have been telling us to forget the result of
the first leg and play the second leg match as if we lost the first leg. Our
spirit is high and we will do the country proud.”
Also read: Tough game awaits Flamingoes in Windhoek, says Namibian coach
Namibia FA have confirmed that the second leg match will
take place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, starting from 4pm Namibia time (3pm
The winner of this fixture will play South Africa’s U-17
girls, who have reached the final round of the qualification series following
the withdrawal of Zambia.
This year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will take place in
Jordan between 30th September and 21st October.For
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