With the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup on, the Falconets have ensured that they leave no stone unturned thereby ensuring a remarkable outing at the mundial.
Nigeria is one of Africa’s representative at the tournament.
Having made six previous appearances at the FIFA women’s world cup, the Nigerian team is determined to see that the team puts on a brillant performance.
Peter Dedevbo coach of the team in his latest interview said that he remains confident with the caliber of players at his disposal noting that he has assembled the best legs that can take on any team in Canada.
“I have assembled some of the best players in the country, they are smart and experience. Bringing players from the U 17 team that went to Costa Rica and others from Super Falcons. has brought competion to the team.
He said the team had played a couple of friendly matches as build up to the tournament .
“I’m aware of the previous records of the team, amm confident this time around that my target is to bring home the trophy”.
Speaking on Falconets first match against Mexico, the former Flamingos coach, said the players are physically and mentally ready for the match.
“I’m confident with the level of training we had,mark my words this team will make Nigeria proud”.
“We owe it to ourselves to make Nigeria proud by winning not only our first match but all our matches”.
Sarah Nnodim and Courtney Dike said the players are going into the game as a team and will play as a team to ensure victory.
” We are happy the team is not build around particular players, that unity will give us the needed victory. We urge Nigerians to pray for a good outing.
The Nigeria/Mexico match comes up on wedesday 6th August by 8pm ,1am in Nigeria. The Match will be played at Moncton Stadium