Amman - Ahead of their group phase clash with Brazil on
Saturday, at the 5th FIFA U17 Women's World Cup, Nigeria’s U17 girls,
Flamingoes resumed training on Wednesday afternoon at the Al Wehdat Training
Field, Amman with all 21 players participating actively.
The girls were also scheduled to train at the same venue on
The Nigeria team had arrived Amman on Tuesday morning, after
flying from Abuja to Dubai and connecting another Emirates Airline flight from
Dubai to the Jordanian capital.
Earlier on Wednesday, officials of world football –governing
body FIFA conducted the team arrival meeting where Captain Rasheedat Ajibade
was presented with Nigeria's plaque and all the players were given Certificate
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Also at the team arrival meeting, every member of the team
was accredited, while various issues on the tournament like venue contact
information, stadium and training facilities, pre and post-match conferences
and laws of the game were discussed in detail.
The 5th FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will start on Friday. A
total of 16 countries will battle for honours in the three Jordanian cities of
Amman, Irbid and Al Zarqa.
that the delegation of Nigeria’s U17 Women National Team, Flamingoes, flew into
Jordan on Tuesday morning aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai.
The contingent had flown out of Abuja aboard another
Emirates Airline flight on Monday night.
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