Nigeria's under 20 women's national football team known as the Falconets on Thursday, August 5, 2022 landed in Costa Rica for 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.
Falconets land in Costa Rica for 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup [Photos]
Falconets ready to make Nigeria proud at 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica.
At the 19-day championship Head Coach Chris Danjuma picked team captain Oluwatosin Demehin and 20 others involved in the qualifying series to wear Nigeria’s colours.
The Falconets won six of seven matches qualification games against Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Cameroon and Senegal.
The Falconets will play France, Canada and Korea Republic in Group C with hopes to progress to the quarterfinal stages.
Falconets in Costa Rica
The Falconets will play all their group game at the Alejandro Morera Soto, made of natural and synthetic grass.
The Falconets start against 2018 edition hosts France then South Korea and wrap up with 2014 edition hosts Canada.
FALCONETS’ FINAL TEAM FOR FIFA U20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
Nelly Ekeh, Monle Oyono, Peace Obidinma
Oluwatosin Demehin, Omowunmi Oshobukola, Rofiat Imuran, Jumoke Alani, Chidinma Ogbuchi, Oluchi Ohaegbulem
Bashirat Amoo, Esther Onyenezide, Adoo Yina, Motunrayo Amoo, Chinyere Kalu, Deborah Abiodun
Blessing Okpe, Joy Jerry, Mercy Idoko, Flourish Sabastine, Chioma Olise, Chiamaka Okwuchukwu.
FIFA U2O WOMEN’S WORLD CUP COSTA RICA 2022
GROUP A: Costa Rica, Australia, Spain, Brazil
GROUP B: Germany, Colombia, New Zealand, Mexico
GROUP C: France, Nigeria, Canada, Korea Republic
GROUP D: Japan, The Netherlands, Ghana, USA