The Nigeria Football Federation has promised to provide all the necessary support to ensure that the Falconets win the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup trophy.
This statement was made by the NFF acting president chief Mike Umeh in a message through, vice chairman technical and development committee chief Felix Anyansi Agwu.
“I bring you the Federation’s best wishes as you take on England.
“We have watched your two matches with keen interest and your performances shows that you are aiming at the trophy.
The Federation will do everything to support your effort.
The Acting President further added that the entire nation will be waiting upon them to bring the trophy home.
“Am here on behalf of the Federation to cheer you up against England. Other board members in Nigeria are praying for you. Am confident this present team will make the nation proud”.
The Falconets are currently taking part in the 2014 edition of the tournament taking place in Canada, they sit top of Group C with 4 points in two matches played against Mexico and Korea Republic.
The Falconets will lock horns with England on Wednesday.A draw will see the Falconets qualify for the knock out stage.
Coach of the team Peter Dedevbo who spoke with the Team media officer Elizabeth Kah said that the players are aware of the enormous task before it and ready to make Nigerians proud on Wednesday.
“I call on Nigerians to continue to pray for the team. We have not lost focus, our Focus remains to win the win Cup by the grace of God we shall get a decent result against England”
He said “All the players are in high spirit as they look forward to pick their quarter final ticket.
Nigeria has made six appearances at the FIFA U 20 Women’s World Cup.