Falconets Nigeria women’s U-20 team to play Tanzania in World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria have been to eight FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup tourneys, coming second in Germany 2010 and Canada 2014.

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Falconets at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup play

Falconets at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

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The Falconets of Nigeria have been drawn against Tanzania for the qualifier for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s Cup holding in France.

FIFA on Thursday, June 15 held a draw at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

For the qualifier, the Falconets will be facing Tanzania. They will host Tanzania on the weekend of September 15-17, 2017 before travelling to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania for the return leg on the weekend of September 29, 30 to October 1, 2017.

Nigeria have been to eight FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup tourneys, coming second in Germany 2010 and Canada 2014, their best finish in history.

Falconets play Falconets crashed out in the Group stage of the 2016 FIFA U-20 World Cup (Getty Images )

If they beat Tanzania on aggregate, the Falconets will face either Morocco or Senegal on the weekend of November 3-5 and the return leg in the weekend of November 17-19.

At the last World Cup in Papua New Guniea, the Falconets crashed at the group stage.

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