Nigeria’s U-17 football team also known as the Flamingos this Friday afternoon stunned hot favourites the United States (U.S.) to book their place in the semi-final of the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup holding in India.

The game had ended one-all in regulation time, with Nigeria taking the lead via a first half penalty converted by Edafe but USA equalized through a deflected shot in the second half.

In the penalty shootouts, the Flamingos lost only one while the USA equally lost one, with the Nigerian goalkeeper Iwuaku – brought in towards the end of regulation time specifically for penalties saving one of the kicks to fetch victory for Nigeria.

The Flamingos will now face the winner of Columbia vs Tanzania on Wednesday

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