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U-17 WWC: Flamingos boss, Olowookere revels in bronze medal success

Flamingos head coach, Bankole Olowookere is thrilled to see his team end their campaign at the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on a winning...



Flamingos head coach, Bankole Olowookere is thrilled to see his team end their campaign at the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on a winning note.


The Nigerian girls claimed bronze medal in the competition after beating Germany 3-2 on penalties in the third-place match on Sunday.


It was the team’s best ever finish in the history of the competition.


The Flamingos led 3-0 at a point in the game but the Germans rallied back to take the game into penalty shootout.


“Victory made it a joyous Sunday for Nigeria,” Olowookere told the thenff.com.


“I am a very happy man that we did not leave India empty-handed. It has been a great tournament with a lot of lessons learnt. We give God the glory.”

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