Nigeria vs Colombia will kick-off the first semi-finals of the ongoing FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
The Flamingos under head coach Bankole Olowookere reached the last four after eliminating favourites USA 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in normal time.
Nigeria’s journey in the competition started with a 2-1 Group B defeat against Germany before they recovered to defeat New Zealand 4-0 and Chile 2-1 to storm the quarter-finals.
Meanwhile, Colombia started their campaign with a 1-0 defeat against Spain, recovered to beat China 2-0 and Mexico 2-1 for a place in the quarters. In the last eight, they came up against Tanzania whom they thrashed 3-0 to reach the semis.
Nigeria vs Colombia U-17 Women’s World Cup match details.
Competition: FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup
Match: Nigeria vs Colombia
Venue: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao, Goa.
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Kickoff time: 12 noon (Nigerian time)
Channel: SuperSport – Channel 205
This is the first time in six attempts that the Flamingos have reached the semi-finals. They have managed three quarter-final appearances – in 2010, 2012, and 2014. The other semi-final will see Germany take on Spain at the same venue.