In a bid to secure their spot in the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Nigeria’s Falconets are gearing up for their qualifying fixture against Tanzania.
The team is scheduled to depart the country on Friday for the first leg of the encounter.
The players, along with their officials, will embark on their journey from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos in the afternoon, choosing Ethiopia Airlines as their mode of transportation.
The anticipated clash is set to unfold at the Azam Sports Complex in Dar es Salaam on Sunday, promising an exciting face-off between the two nations. Following this initial leg, the reverse fixture is slated to take place at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja a week later.
Head coach Chris Danjuma, in preparation for this crucial stage, revealed a list of 19 players who will represent the Falconets in these decisive matches. This announcement was made on Wednesday, setting the stage for the team’s journey towards World Cup qualification.
The Falconets secured their place in the third round after Mauritius withdrew from the race, adding an extra layer of anticipation to Nigeria’s pursuit of a spot in the prestigious FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. As the team sets off for Tanzania, fans eagerly await the outcomes of these pivotal qualifiers.