By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

The Flamingos of Nigeria will tackle Germany in the third-place match at the 2022 U-17 Women’s World Cup in India, reports PNO Sports reports.

The Flamingos and the Germans lost their semi-final ties in the competition on Wednesday.

The Nigerian girls lost 6-5 on penalties to Colombia after their keenly contested game ended in a 0-0 draw.

Bankole Olowookere’s girls were one kick away from victory in the game.

Germany on the other hand lost 1-0 to Spain.

The Germans conceded a late goal against their fellow Europeans.

The third-place match will be played in Navi Mumbai preceding the final between Colombia and Spain at the same venue on Sunday.