Flamingos To Face Germany, Chile And New Zealand In Group B

Nigeria U-17 Women team, the Flamingos while square up against Germany, Chile and New Zealand in the 2022 U17 FIFA Women’s World Cup in India.

The draws was held at FIFA Headquarters in Zurich wher Flamingos and 15 other teams were equally divided into four groups and being the hosts India were an automatic selection in Group A.

The tournament will begin from October 11-30 with three India cities of Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao, Goa and the Dr. D.Y Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

The Flamingos will take on European powerhouse Germany the only European team to play in all six editions of the event.

The winner and runner-up in each group will progress to the quarter-finals.

Hosts India have been drawn with the United States of America, Morocco and Brazil in Group A of the 2022 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.

The defending champions are Spain, who beat Mexico in the final of the 2018 edition. North Korea are the most successful team in tournament history, having won the trophy twice (2008, 2016) and finishing runners-up in 2012.

Japan, South Korea and France have each won the title once.

The tournament, started in 2008, is held every two years.

India were originally selected to host the 2020 edition, but that tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instead, they were chosen again as hosts of the 2022 edition.

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