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U-17 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria draw Brazil, England



U-17 Women's World Cup: Nigeria draw Brazil, England

Nigeria’s Women U-17 team, the Flamingos will battle Brazil, England and Korea DPR in Group C of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup holding from30 September to 21 October in Jordan.

In a draw conducted at the Al-Hussein Cultural Centre in central Amman, in Jordan on Monday, Nigeria will rekindle their rivalry with England and Brazil who were in the same group with the African giant during the New Zealand 2008 edition.

Flamingoes lost 0-1 to England and drew 2-2 with Brazil in New Zealand where they failed to come out of the group stage.

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Nigeria will face Brazil in the opening match of the competition on October 1, 2016 at the King Abdullah Stadium before meeting England on October 4 at the  King Abdullah Stadium , then Korea DPR on October 8  at Amman International Stadium.

Group A comprises of hosts Jordan, Spain, Mexico and New Zealand, Group B is made up of Venezuela, Germany, African team, Cameroon and Canada. Group C which is adjudged the ‘group of death’ include: Nigeria, Brazil, England and Korea DPR. Group D which is the last group also involve USA, Paraguay, Ghana and Japan.

U-17 Women’s draw

The Groups:

Group A: Jordan, Spain, Mexico, New Zealand

Group B: Venezuela, Germany, Cameroon, Canada

Group C: Nigeria, Brazil, England, Korea DPR

Group D: USA, Paraguay, Ghana, Japan



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