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Nigeria draw 2024 FIFA Below-17 World Cup hosts


Nigeria’s U-17 girls’s nationwide crew, the Flamingos, have been positioned in Group A for the FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup 2024.

They’ll compete towards the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and New Zealand. The event, which can see 16 groups vying for the title, is scheduled to happen within the Dominican Republic from October 16 to November 3, 2024.

Group A Draw:

  • Dominican Republic (Hosts)
  • Ecuador
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria

Nigeria’s Path to Qualification:

The Flamingos showcased their dominance in the course of the qualifying marketing campaign:

  • Defeated the Central African Republic (CAR) with a 12-0 combination rating.
  • Overcame Burkina Faso with a 7-1 combination.
  • Triumphed over Liberia with a 6-1 combination rating.

These victories secured Nigeria’s eighth qualification for the U-17 Girls’s World Cup, highlighting their constant efficiency at this stage.

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Historic Efficiency:

Nigeria’s U-17 crew is without doubt one of the most profitable in Africa, having reached the knockout phases in 4 of their six U-17 Girls’s World Cup appearances. They’re aiming to construct on their third-place end within the 2022 event and are thought-about favorites to prime Group A.

Different African Groups:

  • Kenya and Zambia are additionally representing Africa within the event.
  • Group C consists of Kenya alongside Korea DPR, Mexico, and England.
  • Group D options Zambia together with Japan, Poland, and Brazil.

Full Group Attracts:

  • Group B: Spain, USA, South Africa, Columbia
  • Group C: Korea DPR, Mexico, Kenya, England
  • Group D: Japan, Poland, Brazil, Zambia

The Flamingos, below the steerage of coach Bankole Olowookere, will look to proceed their robust type and intention for a historic efficiency within the Dominican Republic.

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