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U-17 Women’s W’Cup Qualifier: Flamingos battle Egypt in Cairo today



The Nigeria U17 football national team girls, Flamingos safely arrived in the capital of Egypt, Cairo on Friday, for the return leg of their U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying tie.

Flamingos won the first meeting at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja 4-0 last weekend, and will be hoping to complete the job today Saturday.

A brace from Omowunmi Bello and a goal each from Opeyemi Ajakaiye and Miracle Usani, gave the Nigerian girls the big lead in the tie.

The Nigerian contingent departed Nigeria on Thursday for the game which is slated for Saturday at the Petrosports Stadium, Cairo.

The winner of the encounter between Flamingos and Egypt on aggregate will face the winner of the Ethiopia vs. South Africa fixture for the final round of the qualifiers.

Read Also: Flamingos seal big first-leg win over Egypt in U-17 WWC qualifiers

This year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will hold in India, from 11th – 30th October.

The encounter between Flamingos and Egypt will kick off at 10pm Nigeria time.

Flamingos Squad

Faith Omilana
Linda Jiwuaku

Blessing Sunday
Comfort Folorunsho
Tumininu Adeshina
Olamide Oyinlola
Josephine Edafe
Miracle Usani
Confidence Nwoha
Mistura Yusuf

Blessing Emmanuel
Taiwo Afolabi
Chidera Okenwa
Joy Igbokwe

Omowunmi Bello
Mercy Itimi
Alvine Dah-Zossu
Anastasia Atume
Opeyemi Ajakaiye
Yetunde Ayantosho
Judith Okah
Bisola Mosaku
Raheemot Adebayo

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