W/Cup Qualifiers: Falconets train for South Africa clash - FCNaija

Nigerian Football News By: Ayodeji Tunde | 12/01/2018

The Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets, will on Saturday take on their South African counterparts in the first leg of the final round of African qualifying race for this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals. 

The Falconets on Friday were pictured sweating it out as they step up preparations for the tricky tie. 

To reach this stage, the Falconets overwhelmed their counterparts from Tanzania 9-0 on aggregate, before sending Morocco’s impressive U20 girls packing 6-2 after two legs.

Coach Chris Danjuma told ahead of the game against the South Africans in Polokwane that they would be going for the kill

 “We have been working very hard at training for some weeks now, and we are very focused on earning the World Cup ticket. Of course, we understand that the South Africans would be tougher opposition than our previous opponents. 

 “We are ready for them. Our eyes are on the ticket to France.”

The 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals will hold in five cities in France 7th – 26th August 2018.