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Flamingoes seek to go past Namibia in Windhoek

22 January 2016, 12:48Israel Ojoko

Windhoek - Flamingoes will be seeking to avoid defeat against their Namibian counterpart in the second leg of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup African qualifier at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Friday.

The Flamingoes defeated the Baby Gladiators 4-0 in the first leg played in Abuja two week ago.

Coach Bala Nikyu says his side have to be wary of complacency, and that they will not under –rate their hosts.

Also read: Flamingoes captain talks tough ahead of Namibia tie

“The team is in great shape and have assured the coaches that they are up to the task and will not be thinking of the first leg result when the match starts on Friday.

“I am with the team as we are leaving the Sam Nujoma Stadium after our official training, and everyone is in high spirit,” Abdulrafiu Yusuf, NFF’s Assistant Director, Technical, told thenff.com on phone from Windhoek.

Goals by Cynthia Nku and Peace Efih and a brace by skipper Rasheedat Ajibade gave the Flamingos a handsome win in the opening leg played in Abuja. The winner on aggregate with take on the South Africa U-17 girls for a slot at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup taking place in Jordan in October.

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