U-17 WWC: Why Flamingos Lost To Germany


Flamingos head coach Bankole Olowookere says Germany made things difficult for his side in their encounter at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India.

The Nigerian girls fell to a 2-1 defeat against the Germans in their opening fixture in Goa on Tuesday.

The Flamingos led 1-0 at the break courtesy of a superb free-kick from Miracle Usani.

Germany however took control of the game in the second half and scored twice though Svea Stold and Mara Alber.


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Olowookere conceded that the Germans made things difficult for his players by not allowing them play to their strength.

“At a time, we were forced to play their patterns, we love to play on the ground but they lifted the ball, so we were unable to play our game,” Olowookere said in a short video interview posted on NFF TV.

“We are going to work hard in the second game, we will block all the loopholes because we needed to win the…

Source: Complete Sports