Nigeria’s Flamingos will take on Colombia in the semi-final of the ongoing FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup in India.


The pairing was confirmed after Colombia thrashed Africa’s other representative Tanzania 3-0, in Saturday’s quarter-final tie.


The quarter-final clash between the Flamingos and Colombia comes up on Wednesday, 26 October.


On Friday the Nigerian girls qualified for a first-ever semi-final appearance in the history of the U-17 World Cup after beating USA 4-3 on penalties.


The game was forced into penalty shootout after 90 minutes of football ended 1-1.


Omamuzo Edafe put the Flamingos 1-0 up from the penalty spot before Amalica Villarreal equalized for USA on 40 minutes.


Also in the semi-finals is Germany who beat Brazil 2-0 on Friday.


The Germans will take on Spain in the semis.

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