Friday, 9 March 2018

Nigeria Draws Germany, China In FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

The Nigeria Women’s U-20 team, the Falconets, have been given a tough draw in the 2018 FIFA U20 World Cup to be staged in France.
The Falconets have been drawn in Group D alongside powerhouses in female football, Germany, as well as China.

Also, in Group D with Nigeria is Haiti, who will be taking part in their first ever FIFA women’s tournament.

The 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup that will be hosted by France will take place from August 5 to 24, 2018.

The towns of Vannes, Concarneau, Saint-Malo and Dinan/Léhon will be hosting the competition, which concludes on 24 August.

 The other African representative, Ghana, is drawn in Group A, alongside host France, New Zealand and the Netherlands.

Nigeria has gone all the way to the final of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup on two occasions.

France will also host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

See full draw:

GROUP A: France, Ghana, New Zealand, The Netherlands

GROUP B: Korea DPR, England, Mexico, Brazil

GROUP C: USA, Japan, Paraguay, Spain

GROUP D: Haiti, China, Nigeria, Germany

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