The U-17 Nigeria’s women team, Flamingoes were beaten 3-1 by Fenerbache Ladies in their friendly match ahead of the upcoming 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India.
It will recalled that on Saturday, 1st October, Nigeria’s Flamingoes had beaten the Galatasaray Ladies of Turkey 3-1 in the friendly match.
Be that as it may, Fenerbache Ladies choosed to be a hard nut to crack for the Flamingoes as they (Fenerbache Ladies) won the game at the final whistle.
Fielding Nigerian star Patricia George in their lineup, Fenerbache took a two-goal lead by the 80th minute courtesy of a Busan Seker brace.
Flamingoes on-form forward Etim Edidiong pulled one back for team Nigeria in stoppage time. But Nina Kpaho extinguished any hope of a comeback with Fenerbache’s third of the evening in the 93rd minute.
The team will now shift their focus to the FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament slated to start on 11th October with their first game being against Germany on the same day,
The Flamingoes are in Group B alongside Germany, Chile, and New Zealand in Group B.