Heartbreak for Flamingoes as Nigeria lose to Colombia 6-5 on penalties

It was heartbreak for the Flamingoes who missed an opportunity to reach the final of the FIFA U17 Women’s World when they lost to Colombia via penalties on Wednesday.

They faced a team that looked much better on the field but they held on for a goalless draw and gave themselves an opportunity to win it from the shoot out. Alas, it was not to be as their luck ran out inside the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the Indian city of Goa.

The Flamingoes started the first half with the higher ball possession but could only muster one shot on target.

Colombia turned around their…

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