Nigeria’s U-17 girls defeated Egypt by 4 goals to nothing at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sunday staging them to have one leg in the final round of the African qualification series for this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
The Flamingos of Nigerian were visited in camp before the game by Clarence Seedorf, Minister of Youth and Sports Sunday Dare, Super Eagles legends Daniel Amokachi and Jay Jay Okocha.
After a tough start, Opeyemi Ajakaye scored in the 28th minute to put the Flamingos ahead.
In the 38th minute, Omowunmi Bello doubled the lead for the Flamingoes as they went to the halftime break with a two-goal cushion.
Miracle Usani fired in the third with a low shot for the Flamingoes in the 54th minute.
Omowunmi Bello grabbed her brace, firing beyond the rushing Egypt keeper in the 62nd minute to grab her brace and the Flamingoes fourth.
Ajakaye put the ball in the net but was ruled out for offside as the Flamingoes held on for the win.
The Flamingoes will now travel to face Egypt in the return leg scheduled for Sunday, May 1, 2022.