FIFA U-17 WWC Qualifier: Flamingos Trash Guinea 11-2 On Aggregate
Nigeria’s women under 17 side Flamingos defeated their Guinean counterparts 5-1 to advance to the next phase of FIFA U-17 world cup qualifiers.
The Bankole Olowokere tutored side who had prior to the match predicted that the visitors will suffer a second defeat, walked the talk putting five goals past their hard fighting opponents.
The team had won the first leg in Conakry 6-1 thus advancing to the next round on 11-2 aggregate.
The Guinean Babes did not however run aimlessly on the pitch for 90 minutes as their efforts yielded an 84th minute penalty, which Diallo Fatoumata Dede converted from the spot.
Flamingos will next face Ghana in another two legged home and away encounter.
Saturday’s match saw Taiwo lawal grabbing a brace in the 33rd and 40th minute after Rofiat Imuran had opened scoring just 27 minutes into the encounter.
The Nigeria girls will face Ghana in May. Flamingos are eyeing a ticket to the FIFA U-17 women’s world cup billed for India in November this year.