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Falconets depart for U-20 Women’s World Cup
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 5 Aug 2022   ||   Nigeria,

Twenty-one Nigeria’s Falconets have travelled to Costa Rica for the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

Led by the head coach, Chris Danjuma, the team left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Thursday night for the biennial competition.

Danjuma kept faith with the majority of the players that took part in qualifiers.

Captain Oluwatosin Demehin, Bashirat Amoo, Chinyere Kalu and Chiamaka Okwuchukwu are some of the players who made the list.

In Group C of the 16-nation tournament starting on August 10, the Falconets will face France, Canada and Korea Republic.

Danjuma’s girls will face France in their opening game at the Alejandro Morera Soto.


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