After their third-place finish in the just-concluded 2022 U17 FIFA Women’s World Cup in India, Nigeria’s U17 Women’s team Flamingoes has landed in the country.
Flamingoes rallied back from a defeat in their opening group match against Germany to secure a bronze medal against the same opponent.
Germany defeated Nigeria 2-1 but the Flamingoes secured 6 points in the group after they defeated New Zealand and Chile.
Beating the United States in the quarter-final through penalties shoot-out attracted the attention of football followers across the globe.
Despite losing to Colombia in the semi-final, they still received plaudit for their performance in India.
They touched down in Abuja on Tuesday afternoon.
Spain received the trophy after they defeated Colombia by a lone strike with the South American country winning Silver.