Lagos – The Super Falconets of Nigeria are upbeat against their counterparts from South Africa as both teams trade tackles today in the first lef of their play-off for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup.
The 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will take place in France from August 5 to 24
The match billed for Polokwane promises to be thrilling and entertaining as the Falconets look to make their ninth appearance at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
To get to this stage, the Falconets overwhelmed Tanzania 9-0 on aggregate in the first round before eliminating Morocco 6-2 after two legs in the Second Round.
On their part, South Africa thrashed Namibia 9-0 over two-legs before seeing off Burundi 5-2 on aggregate, to advance into the final round of the qualifiers.
Falconets coach, Chris Danjuma said his girls are prepared to take the game to the South Africans in Polokwane as they left the shore of the country on Wednesday.
“We have been working very hard at training for some weeks now, and we are very focused on earning the World Cup ticket.
“Of course, we understand that the South Africans would be tougher opposition than our previous opponents. We are ready for them. Our eyes are on the ticket to France.”
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Author: Ayo Bada