As the FIFA Under-17 Women World Cup begins today, the Flamingos of Nigeria intensified their training in preparation to having a good start in their first match of the tournament against Brazil on Saturday.
Venezuela and Germany will open the 22 days long games by 3pm.
The Flamingos, who arrive Amman on Tuesday morning after flying from Abuja to Dubai and connecting an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai to the Jordanian capital, resumed training on Wednesday afternoon at the Al Wehdat Training Field, Amman, with all 21 players participating actively.
Earlier on Wednesday, officials of world football –governing body FIFA conducted the team arrival meeting where Captain Rasheedat Ajibade was presented with Nigeria’s plaque and all the players were given Certificate of Participation.
The junior females’ world Cup which features 16 countries, has the Nigerian side positioned in group C with the likes of England, Korea DPR and Brazil.
The battle will be done in the three Jordanian cities of Amman, Irbid and Al Zarqa.