Falconets Depart For U-20 Women’s World Cup

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

On Thursday evening, 21 athletes under the direction of head coach Chris Danjuma departed from Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for the biennial competition.

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

Players like Captain Oluwatosin Demehin, Bashirat Amoo, Chinyere Kalu, and Chiamaka Okwuchukwu made the list.

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

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

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