Nigeria's Falconets to face France, Canada and Korea Republic at 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

The Falconets have a tough group at the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Falconets opponents at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria's U-20 women's national football team known as the Falconets know now their group stage opponents the upcoming World Cup.

The draws for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was held on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

The draw ceremony was held in Costa Rica host country of the tournament.

Falconets head coach Christopher Danjuma attended the draw ceremony in Costa Rica with some representatives from the Amaju Pinnick led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

The Falconets were drawn in group C along with Canada, South Korea and last tournament's hosts France.

Group A - Hosts Costa Rica, Australia, Spain and Brazil

Group B - Germany, Colombia, New Zealand and Mexico.

Group C - France, Nigeria, Canada and Korea Republic.

Group D - japan, Netherlands, Ghana and the United States of America (USA)

The Falconets have a huge pedigree at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. At the 201O edition the Falconets led by a young Desire Oparanozie lost to hosts Germany in the final.

At the 2014 edition in Canada, the Falconets led by a young Asisat Oshoala lost to Germany again in extra time.

The FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup returns in 2022 after the 2020 edition was canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Falconets had a successful qualification campaign for the tournament scheduled to take place in Costa Rica from Friday, August 10 till Sunday, August 28, 2022.

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