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Flamingos coach reacts after beating Burkina Faso 6-0

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Bankole Olowookere, head coach of Nigeria’s  Under 17 Female Football team, the  Flamingos, said his team will start preparation immediately ahead of their next match.

Flamingos on Saturday defeated Burkina Faso 6-0 at the Moshood Abiola stadium, Abuja in the second leg match of the qualify match of the 2024 FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup.

Olowookere  who told newsmen after defeating Burkinabes, said  that the team was determined to win the return leg .

”We Congratulate the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for giving us this platform for trusting and believing in us,

”I will also thank the media for helping us to have this crowd that came to support the girls.

“We are able to make Nigerians proud again even though we played 1-1 in the first leg this was the opportunity for us to fight back.

“We want to know the next opponent between Senegal and Liberia to know how to strategise for the game in June,”he said.

Also spekaing, Afolabi Taiwo, the captain of Flamingos said the players came with the  determination to win the game.

“It was a nice game, we all played as a team we thank God for the result of the game.

“We are playing Senegal or Liberia in the final round of the qualifying match before the world cup.

“We will continue to fight to win the last match,”she said.

On his part, Usman Coulibaly, the coach of Burkina Faso, said the girls played well even though they lost the return match.

“These are young girls we are building for the future, they tried their best in game,” he said.

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2024 will take place in the Dominican Republic from Oct. 16 to Nov.3.

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