Falconets need top grade friendlies to survive Germany, China, says Izilien
Former national team coach, Godwin Izilien has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to organise grade A friendly matches for the women U-20 team to get it ready for the challenges expected at the 2018 World Cup in France.
Falconets draw China, Germany
The Falconets of Nigeria have been drawn in the Group D of the France 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup alongside Haiti, China and three time U-20 winners Germany. The draw ceremony was held at the Opera House, Rennes yesterday. Africa’s other representatives Ghana are with hosts France, New Zealand and Netherlands in Group A. North Korea…
Nigeria draw 2-2 with Cameroon
Nigeria’s Falconets and their Cameroonian counterparts played out an exciting 2-2 draw in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier, yesterday. The match at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Edo State saw the impressive visitors rise up to the occasion against all odds. Nigeria got the lead inside…
South Africa lost to skillful Falconets, says coach Khumalo
Basetana lost their bid for a debut World Cup appearance and the gaffer says the Falconets made her side look ordinary. South Africa U-20 women coach Maude Khumalo conceded that her side crashed against a ‘more experienced’ team after an 8-0 aggregate defeat to Nigeria. Basetsana were bidding for their debut appearance at the FIFA…
Big task awaits South Africa in U-20 duel with Nigeria
Just two matches stand between the South Africa’s Under-20 women's national football side, Basetsana and a place in this year's FIFA World Cup in France.
Falconets defeat Tanzania 3-0
The Falconets on Saturday in Benin defeated visiting Tanzania 3-0 in the first round first leg match of the Africa qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
Falconets arrive in Benin after 12-hour trip
The national women U-20 football team, the Falconets arrived Benin on Tuesday night after a 12-hour tortuous journey from Abuja to the Edo State capital by road ahead of Saturday’s U-20 World Cup qualifier against Tanzania.
Falconets beat Spain but failed to qualify
Nigeria’s Under-20 female side, the Falconets, on Sunday beat Spain 2-1 in their last Group B match at the FIFA U20 football championship holding in Papua New Guinea.
Dedevbo promises victory against Spain
Ahead of Nigeria’s final group phase match, Coach Peter Dedevbo has declared that his girls need to toughen up for the battle against Spain.