Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that
South African U17 national team girls have arrived in Abuja ahead of Saturday’s
The delegation of South Africa’s Bantwana to Saturday’s FIFA
U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Nigeria’s Flamingos flew into Abuja
from Johannesburg in the early hours of Wednesday.
NFF’s Ag. Director of Competitions, Bola Oyeyode, said the
South African Football Association had earlier booked Hotel Bentley, Utako,
Abuja for the delegation. He said the team would have the official training at
the mainbowl of the National Stadium on Friday.
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Saturday’s showdown between the U-17 women teams of Nigeria
and South Africa will start at 4pm.
The winner on aggregate will earn one of the spots at the
5th FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, taking place in Jordan between 30th September
and 21st October 2016.
The other two final round fixtures in Africa will see Ghana
up against Morocco and Cameroon taking on Egypt. For
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