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U-17 Women’s World Cup: Flamingos Beat Germany, Claim Third Place

The Nigeria U-17 Women’s team have ended their campaign at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in style.

After narrowly missing out on a place in the final match, the Flamingos on Sunday soared to a 3-2 penalty shootout victory over Germany to win the bronze medal.

The Nigeria U-17 team surprisingly blew a three-goal lead as the Germans extended the game into penalties coming from 3-0 to make it 3-3.

However, the Flamingos prevailed in the ensuing penalty kicks; winning it 3-2.

The Nigerian girls showed they had learnt from their mistakes both from Germany and Colombia from whom they suffered defeat on different occasions.

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