Lagos - Seven countries have qualified for the fifth edition
of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup final competition, which will be staged in
Jordan, 30th September – 21st October 2016. They are host Jordan, Japan, North
Korea, Canada, USA, Mexico and New Zealand.
Meanwhile, Head Coach of the U-17 Women National Team,
Flamingos, Bala Nikyu has said that his target is to get a good result in the
return leg in South Africa, despite the 6-0 drubbing of Bantwana last Saturday
at the Abuja National Stadium. Four goals from Captain Rasheedat Ajibade and
two from Yetunde Fajobi gave the Flamingos a comfortable advantage heading into
the final leg next weekend in South Africa.
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"My girls will not rely on the massive win here in
Nigeria. When we confront the South Africans in the return leg, we will try and
replicate what we did against Namibia, whom we defeated 4-0 here in Abuja and
5-0 in Windhoek.
“We are also not underrating the Bantwana of South Africa as
they will try to reduce the number of goals, but we will be ready for
Nigeria has participated at all previous editions of the
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup final competitions from New Zealand 2008 to
Trinidad and Tobago 2010, Azerbaijan 2012 and Costa Rica 2014. The Flamingos
reached the quarter -finals in the last three editions but have promised to
surpass this record in Jordan.For
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