2 Important Takeaways From Falconets Win Against Tanzania In Abuja

Nigeria’s Falconets (U-20) is very close to securing it’s ticket to the 2024 FIFA U-20 women’s world cup tournament in Colombia npflupdates.com reports.

The Falconets beat Tanzania 2-1 to qualify for the final rounds of the 2024 FIFA U-20 women’s world cup qualifier. The team under the tutelage of Christopher Musa Danjuma rose to the occasion and defeated their visitors in the keenly contested tournament.

Also read: Danjuma Unveil Falconets Squad For FIFA U-20 World Cup Qualifier

Falconets edge past Tanzania to reach world cup final qualifier fixture

Nigeria took the lead in the 20th minute through a Janet Akekoromowei strike. And just after five minutes from the goal, Tanzania equalized through Rajani Jamila; hence forcing the game to a draw in the first period.

Both sides held their positions in the second half, but Falconets playmaker, Comfort Folorunsho through a header restored Nigeria’s lead with her decisive goal.

After the match, the teenager took to her social media handle to confess how excited she felt helping Nigeria progress.

Falconets player Comfort Folorunsho scored the decisive goal against Tanzania.
Comfort Folorunsho

“Happy to represent and contribute as always. The last week was an emotional one for me but I’m happy that my goal was the difference in pushing us closer to qualifying for the #U20WWC by God’s grace. Thanks to the fans for the support today,” Comfort Folorunsho posted on X formerly Twitter.

Two important takeaways from the encounter are:

NFF confirm Falconets" third round world cup qualification.

First, Nigeria are through to the last qualifying fixture for the 2024 FIFA U-20 women’s world cup tournament bullied for Colombia.

Secondly, the Christopher Musa Danjuma side will come up against Burundi in their last qualifier fixture.

In another story, a yet-to-be-identified Zamalek official told influential Arabic sports website Kooora that Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has submitted his CV at Zamalek.

“Jose Peseiro is among the names already nominated to lead Zamalek.

Jose Peseiro retains job as the Super Eagles head coach, set sights on AFCON.
Jose Peseiro

“But he does not enjoy any preference. He is just one name among many CVs on the board of directors’ table.”

Also read: Peseiro Boycott Super Eagles Deal Agrees To Coach Egyptian Club

He added: “The football administration, represented by the board of directors duo, Ahmed Suleiman and Hussein Al-Sayed, has not finished working on this file and has not settled on a specific name yet, and it is still in the study stage.”

Meanwhile, Peseiro in his new contract with the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, will.be taking charge of the Super Eagles and CHAN Eagles games. The Portuguese tactician may just leave all those behind and switch sides if the offers from Zamalek are more palatable and lucrative.

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