Jordan 2016: Nigeria’s Flamingoes Crashes Out

Nigeria’s Flamingoes rounded up a disastrous U17 World Cup when they were trounced 3-0 by North Korea yesterday in a final Group C match.

Striker Ri Hae Yon plundered a hat-trick to book Nigeria’s flight back home.

The Flamingoes, captained by Rasheedat Ajibade in her second U17 World Cup, were never really in this contest.

Nigeria failed to score a goal in their three matches and managed only a goalless draw with England to finish on a solitary point.

The Flamingoes, who reached the quarterfinals in the last three editions of the competition, suffered from lack of international exposure, as they did not play any international warm-up before Jordan 2017.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said they did not have the cash to arrange any international games for the team