The delegation of Egypt’s U17 girls has arrived in Abuja ahead of Sunday’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup third round, first leg encounter with Nigeria’s Flamingos scheduled to hold at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, before the return leg which will take place in Cairo on Friday, April 30.
Flamingos, who defeated their counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo 8-0 on aggregate (3-0 in Kinshasa and 5-0 in Benin City) last month, will reach the final round of the qualifiers if they go past their Egyptian counterparts.
The winner on aggregate will face the winner of the fixture between Ethiopia and South Africa for a place at this year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, which will be staged in India from October 11 – 30.
Meanwhile, the Ivorian match officials appointed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for Sunday’s encounter are also in Nigeria.
The officials include Natacha Gérardine Konan (Referee), Lou Djenan Danielle Ta (Assistant Referee 1), Ndeko Edwige Appia (Assistant Referee 2) and Zomadre Sonia Kore (Fourth Official) while the March Commissioner is Mervat Hussein Sadig from Sudan.