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Flamingoes fold Portuguese camp



Nigeria's Flamingoes arrived in Azerbaijan on Tuesday for the start of their title chase at the Fifa Under-17 Women's World Cup.

The 32-man team comprising 21 players and 11 officials were readily received by officials of Fifa.

The nation's campaigners are lodged at Hilton Hotel the same as Group A opponents, hosts, Azerbaijan, Canada and Colombia.

The team resumed training immediately on arrival aimed at fighting off the bug of jet lag.

"We have to train this afternoon (Tuesday) to shake off the jet lag and tune up the players for the important task ahead," said Flamingoes' gaffer, Peter Dedevbo.

Flamingoes are among three countries representing Africa at the Fifa World Cup which kicks-off on Saturday, September 22. Others are the Gambia and Ghana

The team spent two weeks close camping at Vilamoura, Portugal.



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