U-17 WWC: Flamingoes Drawn Against Brazil, England, Korea DPR

U-17 WWC: Flamingoes Drawn Against Brazil, England, Korea DPR

By James Agberebi:

Nigeria U-17 women’s team, the Flamingoes, have been drawn against Brazil, England and Korea DPR in Group C of the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan.


The draw was held at the Al-Hussein Cultural Centre on Monday.

Hosts Jordan are in Group A with Spain, Mexico and New Zealand.

In Group B Venezuela, Germany, Cameroon and Canada will slug it out.

In Group D consist of USA, Paraguay, Ghana and Japan.

The opening game of the tournament will be between New Zealand and Mexico.

The Flamingoes will be appearing in their fourth U-17 Women’s World Cup after making their debut in the maiden edition in New Zealand 2008.

And in the last three editions (Trinidad and Tobago 2010, Azerbaijan 2012, Costa Rica 2014), the Flamingoes have gotten to the quarter-finals.

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