Nigeria’s Flamingos, the female under-17 team would open their India 2022 world cup tie when they face Germany today.
Nigeria’s match against Germany, which will be held at the Fatorda stadium, is said to be one of the toughest games of the competition’s opening game.
While Nigerians are at it with the Germans, India will be taking on the USA in Bhubaneswar.
Nigeria Flamingos will lock horns with Die Nationalef in their Group B game, the second match of the zone, at 7.30 p.m. India time, which is 3.30 p.m. Nigeria time.
Naija News recalls that due to the coronavirus outbreak in 2020, the world cup could not be held.
The head coach of the Flamingos told thenff.com that his team is prepared for the match against Germany at the 18,000 capacity in Goa,
“We are excited to be starting the tournament by playing against one of the strongest women’s teams in the universe. It is a good challenge because if you’re going to win trophies, you must beat the best teams. “
The coach noted that his players’ confidence would increase if they were able to defeat Germany and earn all three points.
“Our focus is on getting the three points at stake, which will boost our confidence for the remaining games of the group phase and going forward in the competition.”