Falconets To Play Confluence Queens In Test Match
Nigeria’s U-20 women team will take on Nigeria Women Premier League side, Confluence Queens in a test match on Wednesday.
Peter Dedevbo’s side are preparing for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which kicks off on November 13 in Papua New Guinea.
Dedevbo is confident the friendly match against Shola Adewuyi’s side at the Kogi Confluence Stadium would help strengthen the Falconets.
From the 28 players in camp, the Delta Queens tactician is expected to draw up his final squad list in few days following the arrival of Chiwendu Ihezuo and Aminat Yakubu.
Sixteen countries will participate at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with a total of 32 games expected to be played.
The Falconets are placed in Group B with Spain, Canada and Japan as their co-contenders.
Their first match is against the Japanese on November 13. They play against Canada on November 16 while they would face the Spaniards on November 20.
The competition is expected to be concluded on Saturday, December 3, 2016.