Fifa U20 World Cup: Nigeria Draw Germany, China
Nigeria’s U20 Women Football Team, Falconets have been drawn alongside Germany, China and Haiti in Group D of the 9th Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup coming up in France between 5th and 24th August 2018.
At the Draw Ceremony conducted inside the Opera House, Rennes on Thursday, Africa’s other representatives Ghana were drawn in Group A where they’ll go up against hosts France, New Zealand and The Netherlands.
Group B has Korea DPR, England, Mexico and Brazil, while the USA, Japan, Paraguay and Spain will do battle in Group C of the 16-team tournament.
Two –time runners –up Falconets open their campaign with a massive tie against perennial foes Germany at the Stade de Marville in Saint-Malo on Monday, 6th August.
Germany left Nigeria with a heartbreak on the two occasions the Falconets got to the final – on home soil in 2010 and when Canada hosted in 2014.
The Falconets, coached by Chris Danjuma, will then lock horns against Haiti three days later at the same venue, before moving to Dinan-Léhon, where they take on China at the Stade du Clos Gastel on Monday, 13th August.
Ghana play in the tournament’s opening match when they take on hosts France in Vannes on Sunday, 5th August.
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