Nigeria's Under 17 Female Team Arrive Jordan For FIFA World Cup [PHOTOS]The Nigerian U-17 female football team, Flamingos have arrived Jordan for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup kicking off on Friday, September 30.
The Nigeria team will be making their fifth consecutive appearance at the tournament they are paired in Group C along with Brazil, England and DPR Korea.
The Bala Nikyu led team arrived in Jordan on Tuesday, September 27 from Dubai where they transited from Abuja.
Nigeria will play their first game of the tournament on Saturday, October 1 against Brazil. Three days later they play England before their last Group game against Korea DPR on Saturday, October 8.
Nigeria have gotten to quarter-finals in their last three editions (New Zealand 2008, Trinidad and Tobago 2010 and Azerbaijan 2012.
The Flamingos were impressive in the qualifiers beating Namibia both home (4-0) and away (5-0) in the first round after they were given a bye through the preliminary stage.
In the second round, they beat South Africa 6-0 at home before recording a slim 1-0 win away.
The team captained by Rasheedat Ajibade are aiming to go past the quarter-finals for the first time in Nigeria’s history.
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