Ajakaye Named POTM In Flamingos’ Win Vs Chile

2022 U-17 WWC: Ajakaye Named POTM In Flamingos’ Win Vs Chile

Ajakaye Named POTM In Flamingos’ Win Vs Chile

Nigeria’s Opeyemi Ajakaye was named Player of the Match in Flamingos’ 2-1 win against Chile in Bhubaneswar on Monday afternoon.

Opeyemi set up Blessing Emmanuel for Nigeria’s opening goal in the fourth minute.

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The 16-year-old came close to registering a goal in the 75th minute but her effort hit the crossbar.

2022 U-17 WWC: Ajakaye Named POTM In Flamingos’ Win Vs Chile
Ajakaye Named POTM In Flamingos’ Win Vs Chile

It was Ajakaye’s second in consecutive matches in the tournament.

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She is however yet to register a goal at the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India.

The Nigerian girls finished second in Group B with six points behind Germany, who sit at the summit with nine points.

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The Flamingos will face either Brazil or United States of America in the quarter-final in Mumbai on Friday.


Published on: October 17, 2022. at: 3:32 pm

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