Nigeria’s U20 Women Football Team, Falconets, have been drawn in the same pool as perennial foes Germany, China and Haiti in Group D of the 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup. The tournament will take place in France between 5th and 24th August 2018. The two-time runners up, Falconets, will begin their campaign against Germany at the Stade de Marville in Saint-Malo on Monday, 6th August.
At the Draw Ceremony held inside the Opera House, Rennes on Thursday, Africa’s other flag bearers Ghana were drawn in the same Group A as hosts France, New Zealand and The Netherlands. Ghana will go against hosts France in the tournament’s opening match in Vannes on Sunday, 5th August. Concarneau is the other city that will host matches during the championship.
Group B has Korea DPR, England, Mexico and Brazil, while USA, Japan, Paraguay and Spain will battle it out in Group C. Nigeria’s Group D opponents Haiti will be taking part in their first ever FIFA women’s tournament. France will also host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
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