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Falconets supercharged for South African challenge

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets, will on Saturday take
on their South African counterparts in the first leg of

the final round of African qualifying race for this year’s

FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals.

The 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals will hold

in five cities in France 7th – 26th August 2018.

To reach this stage, the Falconets overwhelmed their

counterparts from Tanzania 9-0 on aggregate, before

sending Morocco’s impressive U20 girls packing 6-2

after two legs.

The South African girls shot past Namibia and Burundi,

and the reward for them is a two –leg battle with

rivals Nigeria, with the opening leg at the Peter

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Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday, starting

from 3pm South African time (2pm Nigeria time).

Coach Chris Danjuma told thenff.com on Tuesday that

his charges, who depart Nigeria on Wednesday night

aboard a South African Airways flight from Lagos, are

prepared to take the game to the South Africans in


“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

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