Nigeria U-17 Gets Brazil, Korea DPR, England In World Cup Draw


The Nigerian U17 girls, the Flamingos have been grouped along Brazil, England and North Korea in the preliminary round of the World Cup scheduled to hold in Jordan later this year.

The draw was made in the host nation, Jordan
The draw was made in the host nation, Jordan

The draw event was overseen by His Highness, Prince Ali bin Hussein, the President of the Jordanian football Association.The deputy director of FIFA’s competitions division and head of women’s competitions, Tatjana Haenni explained how the teams were assigned to pots based on four levels of performance record.

Coach Bala Nikyu in a brief chat with the Nigerian Football Federation after the draws said that the Flamingoes will prepare adequately for the World Cup, and will qualify from the group and surpass previous record of quarter final berth. The Flamingoes will confront Brazil in their opening Group C match at the King Abdullah Stadium on October 1 before clashing with England on October 4 at the same venue. Their last group phase game is against Korea DPR on October 8 at the Amman International Stadium.

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Here are the groupings in full;

GROUP A: Jordan, Spain, Mexico, New Zealand

GROUP B: Germany, Cameroon, Venezuela, Canada

GROUP C: Brazil, Nigeria, England, Korea DPR

Group D: Japan, Ghana, Paraguay, USA

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