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Falconets depart for U-20 Women’s World Cup

Falconets depart for U-20 Women’s World Cup
Ever-present African representatives Nigeria departed the shores of the country on Thursday evening for this year’s U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.

5th August 2022 Falconets 5th August 2022 Ever-present African representatives Nigeria departed the shores of the country on Thursday evening for this year’s U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.Nigeria will play France, Canada and Korea in Group C of the 16-nation, which beginsAugust 10, while 2018 runners-up Spain tango with hosts Costa Rica, Australia and Brazil in Group A.Related News Costa Rica 2022: Falconets draw France, Canada, Korea Costa Rica 2022: Falconets to know World Cup opponents Thursday World Cup qualifiers: Falconets beat Senegal 3-1 in Thies Germany, who have also won the competition three times, including 2010 and 2014 when they beat Nigeria in the final, will play Colombia, New Zealand and Mexico in Group B.The semi-final, final and third place matches will take place at the Estadio Nacional.

At the 2014 championship in Canada, Nigeria topped a group that had Korea, who they beat 2-1.Africa’s other representatives Ghana are up against holders Japan, The Netherlands and three-time champions United States in Group D.

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