June 15, 2024

U-17 WWCQ: Burkina Faso to host Flamingos on neutral ground


Burkina Faso will host Nigeria’s U-17 girls, the Flamingos, in Bamako, Mali on Saturday, May 11, DAILY POST reports.

The 2024 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup first leg qualifying encounter was initially scheduled for Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, but the world body has now ruled that the venue is not up to standard.

The decision has seen the Burkinabes opt for the March 26 Stadium, Bamako.

The Flamingos’ delegation to Bamako will depart Abuja on Wednesday, 8th May.

The return leg will come up at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, May 18.

The overall winners of the two-legged encounter will secure a place at the U-17 Women’s World Cup.

The Flamingos finished third at the last edition of the competition hosted by India.





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