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NFF confirms arrival of South African girls

09 March 2016, 21:46Israel Ojoko

Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that South African U17 national team girls have arrived in Abuja ahead of Saturday’s game.

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.

Also read: Flamingoes coach calls 30 to camp for 2016 W/Cup qualifier

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.

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