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FALCONETS BATTLE TANZANIA ON THE ROAD TO FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP

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Nigeria's National U-20 Women's team, The Super Falconets will alongside 18 other African countries contest for the 2 available slots to The Confederation of African Football at next year's FIFA U-20 women's world cup to be hosted by France.


The Nigerian team will not partake in the preliminary round but will join in the first round of the qualifying series where they will host Tanzania on the weekend of 15th - 17th of September 2017 and the return leg on the weekend of 29th of September - 1st of October 2017.


Nigeria has attended every edition of the FIFA U-20 world cup losing twice in the finals to Germany, in 2010 and 2014.


The qualification process begins with a preliminary round scheduled for the weekend of 21-23 July 2017.

The final two teams will be known by the weekend of 26-28 January 2018.

The last edition of the FIFA women's U-20 world cup was held in Papua New Guinea in 2016 where Nigeria lost out in the group stage.

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