Nigeria beats Germany to claim bronze in U17 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s Flamingos have beaten Germany to clinch a bronze medal in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India. The Nigerian ladies defeated Germany 3-2 on penalties at the DY Patil Stadium after the thrilling third-place match on Sunday ended in a 3-3 draw in regulation time. The Flamingoes started the game on a high note, scoring three goals before the hour mark. Opeyemi Ajakaye got the first goal in the 20th minute followed by Aminat Bello who scored the second in the 48th minute. Etim Edidiong netted the third goal in the 63rd minute before Germany restored parity with three

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