Flamingos Stunned As German Counterparts Recreate Famous ‘Legwork’ Dance Offbeat

Flamingos Stunned As German Counterparts Recreate Famous ‘Legwork’ Dance Offbeat

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:15 PM
  • Flamingos had a great time in India during the just concluded FIFA U17 Women's World Cup
  • The Nigerian girls won bronze at the tournament and also had time to unwind with their opponents
  • Having defeated Germany in the third-place game, Flamingos watched as their counterparts danced to Naija songs

After their third-place game on Sunday, the German Under-17 Female team joined the Flamingos to dance to Nigerian hit songs.

Nigeria defeated Germany 3-2 via penalty shootout to win bronze at India's FIFA U17 Women's World Cup.

Flamingos blew away their three-goal lead as the Europeans came from behind to draw 3-3, forcing the encounter to go into a penalty shootout.

Flamingos, Germany, Nigeria
Flamingos unwind with their German counterparts after the third-place match at FIFA U17 Women's World Cup. Photo: naija_footballers
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However, Nigeria triumphed from the spot kicks winning 3-2 to take home the bronze.

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Nonetheless, there was no love lost between both teams, and they took time to unwind after the game, swapped jerseys, dancing to Nigerian tunes at the Fortune Hotel Navi Mumbai.

They rocked to 'Odo' by Kizz Daniel as the latest track 'Cough' continues to make the playlists and dominate music charts worldwide.

Another clip showed how the Germans tried to replicate the famous 'legwork' dance, but many of the players did that offbeat.

It was a beautiful sight as the tournament ended with great memories as Nigeria made history by finishing third.

Spain won the tournament following a 1-0 win over Colombia in the tournament's final match.

Ahmed Musa splashes N3million on Flamingos

Meanwhile, the captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Ahmed Musa, has announced a reward of N3million to the Flamingos, following their historic feat at the 2022 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup.

Against all odds, Flamingos finished third, defeating Germany in the third-place play-off to claim bronze on Sunday afternoon.

Having won bronze, Musa announced that the sum of N3million is waiting for the girls as soon as they arrive in Abuja.

NFF president lauds Flamingos

Sports Brief earlier reported that the newly elected president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ibrahim Gusau has lauded the Flamingos despite their semi-final loss to Colombia at the ongoing FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.

Gusau was in the stands at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa, India on Wednesday afternoon when the Nigerian girls tackled the South Americans.

The game had ended 0-0 in regulation and the encounter proceeded into penalties, but Colombia scraped through after winning the shootout 6-5.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.