NFF President Speaks To Falconets Ahead Of Crucial World Cup Qualifiers

The President of Nigeria Football Federation NFF, Ibrahim Musa Gusau urges the Falconets (U-20) to go all out and beat Tanzania on Sunday reports.

The NFF chief executive visited the girls’ training complex in Abuja in Thursday morning. The national team is preparing for a 2024 FIFA U-20 women’s world cup second round qualifier against Tanzania.

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Head Coach of Nigeria’s U20 girls, Christopher Musa Danjuma ahead of the tie selected three goalkeepers, six defenders, five midfielders and five forwards.

Falconets squad for the 2024 FIFA women's U-20 World Cup Qualifier.
Falconets squad list for the FIFA U-20 women’s world cup qualifier.

The 2022 FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-finalists have been training in Abuja for more than two weeks, and will take on the Tanzanian girls at the Azam Sports Complex in Dar es Salaam from 3pm Tanzania time (1pm Nigeria time) on Sunday.

Again, both teams will exchange tackles for the reverse fixture at the prestigious MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sunday, 19 November; and the winner on aggregate progressing to the third round.

NFF President Ibrahim Gusau assure Falconets of Federation’s full support

According to the NFF chief, the Falconets are assured of the federation’s full and undiluted support going into the game. Gusau urged the girls to give their best, and make the country proud.

In a related story, Delta Queens player, Taiwo Afolabi has expressed excitement over her invitation to the Falconets camp.

Taiwo Afolabi
Taiwo Afolabi in action for the Falconets

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“Glad to continue my elevation in my career as I made the final cut to represent Nigeria in the U20 FIFA Women’s World Cup double header qualifier against Tanzania. Alhamdullilah,” she posted on her official X (now X) handle.

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