The Nigeria U17 women team, the Flamingos Head Coach Bankole Olowookere, has revealed that they intend to score a tonne of goals when they play their Central African Republic opponents on Friday, February 9, 2024, at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium.
In the second round, the first leg of the African qualification series for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals, both teams faced off in Douala, Cameroon last Sunday.
The Flamingos easily prevailed, winning 6-0. Due to the lack of a stadium authorised for international play in the Central African Republic, Douala has served as the national football teams’ “home ground” for a number of years.
At the Stade de la Reunification, Harmony Chidi and Shakirat Moshood each received a brace, and Edidiong Etim and Prisca Nwachukwu were also listed on the scorecard.
” We will not be taking our feet off the pedal,” said Olowookere, who also led the team to win the bronze medals at the last edition of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in India.
The Confederation of African Football has designated Moroccan official Zakia El Grini as the referee for the match between the two teams on Friday.
Her countrymen Ihsane Nouajli, Karima Khadiri, and Sabah Sadir will serve as assistant 1, assistant 2, and fourth official, respectively.
Ghana’s Naa Odofoley Nortey will serve as the commissioner. The game is scheduled to begin at 4 PM.