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LIVE: Half Time :Nigeria 0-0 Colombia – Nigeria’s Flamingos hoping to scale new heights



GOA, INDIA – OCTOBER 14: Taiwo Afolabi of Nigeria celebrates scoring her teams third goal during the Group B match between New Zealand and Nigeria of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 14, 2022 in Goa, India. (Photo by Matthew Lewis – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Nigeria U-17 women’s team, Flamingos have already moved beyond their initial limit, the quarter-finals attained in 2010, 2012 and 2014 when they defeated US last week to scale into the semi-finals.

This Wrdnesday match is a new height. If they win, it is the championship match they will get into. This will be the first time in their six appearances of the tournament which is into its seventh edition.

Nigeria only missed on edition, that of 2018 in Uruguay. In less than an hour, their semi-final calsh with Colombia will be underway. Stay tuned…

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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  1. Godfather

    October 26, 2022 12:25pm at 12:25 pm

    The Editor is like a dictionary of sports all rounder

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