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BREAKING: U-17 WWC: Flamingos fail to qualify in first-ever final after losing to Colombia

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Nigeria was unable to advance to the U-17 Women's World Cup final, which was held in India this year.



In their matchup with Colombia in the semifinals on Wednesday, the Flamingos fell short 6-5.

Both teams had failed to score a goal by the end of regulation, and the score remained 0-0.

Nigeria would have been competing in their first-ever tournament final if their fifth penalty kick had been successful.

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