Nigeria’s Falconets are to jet out from Austria to France later today as they prepare for the ninth edition of the U-20 Women’s World Cup which will be held from August 5 to 24 in the Brittany region of France.
The Falconets will open their campaign against Germany in Saint-Malo on August 6.
In qualifying, Falconets defeated their counterparts from Tanzania (9-0 on aggregate), Morocco (6-2) and South Africa (8-0).
The other African team in the tournament is Ghana, who are in Group A together with France, New Zealand and the Netherlands.
Below is the Nigeria U-20 World Cup squad:
Goalkeepers: Okeke Onyinyechukwu (Edo Queens); Nnadozie Chiamaka (Rivers Angels); Akarekor Rita (Sunshine Queens)
Defenders: Ogbonna Glory (Ibom Angels); Famuditi Oluwakemi (Confluence Queens); Duru Joy (Nasarawa Amazons); Ologbosere Mary (Rivers Angels); Sunday Opeyemi (Sunshine Queens); Ezekiel Blessing (Rivers Angels)
Midfielders: Saiki Mary (Rivers Angels); Ucheibe Christy (Nasarawa Amazons); Efih Peace (Edo Queens); Saheed Adebisi (Bayelsa Queens); Amoo Bashirat (Confluence Queens); Igboamalu Grace (Nasarawa Amazons); Odueke Taibat (Edo Queens)
Forwards: Monday Gift (FC Robo); Ajibade Rasheedat (FC Robo); Imo Anam (Nasarawa Amazons); Okeke Chidinma (FC Robo); Bello Aishat (Nasarawa Amazons)
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