Two days before the crucial meeting between Cameroon and Nigeria, preparations are well underway. On one side, younger lionesses continue their training. And on the other, Flamingos expected in Yaounde tonight who will be keen to deliver a great match on Sunday, February 18.

 

The younger lionesses at Annex II stadium in Yaoundé

 

The younger cameroonian team will face Nigeria on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3:30pm in Yaounde. It is the second leg of the final round of qualifying for the U-17 World Cup in Uruguay.

This whole week has been marked by training sessions on both sides. On Wednesday, the U-17 Lionesses won their last evaluation game against a selection from Centre Region of Cameroon. Match score: 3-2.

Yesterday they continued their preparation at the stadium Annex 1 of the Omnisports with a clean-up and a self-critical session on their previous performance. (See images below)

 

Self-critical meeting of the U-17 lionesses after their last test match.
Self-critical meeting of the U-17 lionesses after their last test match.
Self-critical meeting of the U-17 lionesses after their last test match.

 

The Nigerian delegation, meanwhile, arrives in Yaounde tonight, two days before the fateful day. The Flamingos are aiming for a sixth consecutive appearance in the U-17 Women’s World Cup.

Indeed, Nigeria has participated in every edition of the World Cup since the competition was introduced in 2008. In 2010, the team had even reached the quarter-finals of the rendezvous in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

The Flamingos are preparing to meet Cameroon for the return leg of the last phase of the Uruguay 2018 qualifiers.
The Flamingos of Nigeria held in check by England at the 2016 World Cup.

The return leg scheduled this Sunday will determine the winner of one of the three African tickets for the U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2018. The competition will take place from November 13 to December 1 in Uruguay.

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