Nigeria under-17 women’s national football team, the Flamingos on Friday in Abuja whitewashed their Central African Republic counterparts 6 nil, in the second-leg of the 2024 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup Qualifier.
The match played at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, saw Flamingos Harmony Chidi, scoring in the second minute of the game.
Chidi doubled the scores in the 14th minute, while Tessy Ojiyovwi scored in the 36th minute to increase the tally to three.The visitors fought back with renewed vigour but were unable to utilise their scoring chances.
On the resumption of the second half, the Nigerian girls continued the push for more goals and their efforts paid off when substitute Ramota Kareem registered her name on the score sheet in the 55th minute with the team’s fourth goal.
Kareem went on to grab a brace in the 85th minute to further compound the woes of the visitors with Nigeria’s fifth goal.
The humiliation was completed when Chidi scored the sixth goal of the match in the 90th minute to grab her hat-trick.
The Flamingos defeated the Central African Republic in the first leg in Cameroon, 6 nil.The win ensured the Flamingos moved into the next round of the qualifiers with a 12-0 aggregate thumping of Central African Republic.
The 2024 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be hosted by the Dominican Republic, from October 16th to November 3rd, is the 8th edition of the tournament.