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Falconets to face France, Canada and Korea Republic in Group C


Nigeria will play France, Canada, and the Korea Republic in Group C of the FIFA U20 Girls’s World Cup in Costa Rica in the month of August, following Thursday’s draw that was held on the Teatro Nacional in San José, capital of the central American nation.

Cup holders Spain will tango with hosts Costa Rica, Australia, and Brazil in Group A of the competitors slated for tenth – twenty eighth August, whereas Africa’s different flagbearers Ghana are up in opposition to Japan, The Netherlands, and three-time champions United States of America in Group D.

Germany, who’ve additionally received the competitors 3 times, together with 2010 and 2014 once they beat Nigeria in the ultimate, will play Colombia, New Zealand and Mexico in Group B. Mexico had been runners-up on the final competitors in Uruguay in 2018.

All group part and quarter-final matches shall be performed on the Alejandro Morera Soto, which is a hybrid of pure and artificial grass, referred to as stitched grass. The semi-final, remaining and third place matches will happen on the Estadio Nacional.

The draw ceremony on the Teatro Nacional in San José was witnessed by the Head Coach of Nigeria’s U20 ladies, Christopher Danjuma, and the Group Secretary, Patricia Osuji.

Nigeria’s first match of the competitors shall be in opposition to France, which hosted the 2018 version. On the 2014 championship in Canada, Nigeria topped a gaggle involving the Korea Republic, beating the Koreans 2-1 in a gaggle part match. France completed in third place in the identical competitors as Nigeria completed as runners-up.

GROUP A: Costa Rica, Australia, Spain, Brazil

GROUP B: Germany, Colombia, New Zealand, Mexico

GROUP C: France, Nigeria, Canada, Korea Republic

GROUP D: Japan, The Netherlands, Ghana, USA

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