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Liberia Set to Host Nigeria in Thrilling FIFA U17 Women's World Cup Final Round Qualifier First Leg Clash

Liberia's U17 girls are gearing up to host the formidable Flamingos of Nigeria in a crucial FIFA U17 Women's World Cup African qualification series final fixture. Scheduled for Sunday, 9th June at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium in Monrovia, the match promises an intense showdown as both teams vie for a spot in the prestigious tournament.

Bankole Olowookere's squad has demonstrated remarkable prowess, earning their place in the fourth and final qualifying round with commanding victories. They notably secured a resounding 12-0 win over the Central African Republic in the second round and followed it up with a convincing 7-1 aggregate victory against Burkina Faso's U17 girls.

However, for Liberia, their most impressive feat came in the third round, where they defied the odds to eliminate Senegal. Despite facing a deficit after the first leg, the Liberian girls staged a remarkable comeback, clinching a crucial 2-0 victory in Monrovia to advance on the away goal rule.

The upcoming match against Nigeria presents a significant challenge for Liberia, as they aim to secure their spot in the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup finals in the Dominican Republic. With the first leg taking place in Monrovia, the Liberian team will be looking to capitalize on home advantage and secure a favorable result before the return fixture.

The return leg is set to take place at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Friday, 14th June, where Nigeria will aim to overturn any deficit and secure their place in the tournament. The winner on aggregate from this fiercely contested encounter will emerge as one of Africa's three representatives at the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup finals.

In addition to the Liberia-Nigeria clash, other fixtures in the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup African final qualifying round include Burundi vs. Kenya and Zambia vs. Morocco. These matches promise to showcase the best of women's football on the continent as teams battle for a coveted spot on the global stage.

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