Flamingoes Reach Final Round Of U-17 World Cup Qualifiers After Cairo Victory
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By Ebube Dike
Nigeria’s female U-17 national team, the Flamingoes have reached the final qualifying round of the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after trouncing their Egyptian counterparts 6-0 on aggregate, bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
The Flamingoes who defeated the Egyptian teenagers 4-0 last week Sunday in Abuja consolidated their superiority with a 2-0 victory in Cairo on Saturday night.
Early first half goals from Opeyemi Ajakye in 5th minute and a 14th minute strike from Amina Bello gave the Coach Bankole Olowookere-led girls the victory.
With the victory, the Flamingoes will await the winner of the Ethiopia/South Africa fixture. The Ethiopian girls trounced their South African counterparts 3-0 away in Johannesburg in the first leg.
This year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will hold in India, 11th – 30th October.