Nigeria to play Germany, Haiti and China in Group D of FIFA U-20 World Cup

The Falconets team have qualified for every edition of the FIFA under 20 Women's World Cup.

The Falconets booked their place at the World Cup after they defeated South Africa's Basetsana by six unreplied goals in their second leg encounter in Nigeria, after they won the first leg 2 - 0.

Sixteen teams are to partake in the competition, and the Falconets were seeded in pot 2, alongside Mexico and New Zealand.

On conclusion of the draw, the Falconets were paired with China, Germany and Haiti in group D.

Nigeria will be making its ninth successive appearance at the competition.

Nigeria and Ghana will represent Africa at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup.

The Ghanaian under-20 team qualified after they defeated their Cameroonian counterpart 3 - 0 in the second leg, after a 1 - 1 draw in the first leg, but advanced 4 - 1 on aggregate.

Ghana will play host, France in the opening game of the tournament and are also grouped alongside NewZealand and Netherlands.

Both African teams would be aiming at becoming the first African side to win the Women's U-20 World Cup.

The 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals will kick off in France from Thursday, August 7-26 2018.

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