NFF appoints Danjuma, others to take charge of Falconets

Posted on Aug 18 2017 - 5:39pm by admin

The Nigeria soccer Federation has appointed Christopher Danjuma as Head tutor of the U20 women national crew, often referred to as Falconets.

Danjuma would be assisted with the aid of Wemimo Matthew (1st Assistant coach), Mansur Abdullahi (2nd Assistant train) and Abdul-lateef Yusuf (Goalkeeper trainer).

The quartet is expected in the Federal Capital, Abuja on Wednesday subsequent week to open camp for screening of gamers for subsequent month’s FIFA U20 girls’s World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Tanzania.

according to fixtures launched through the Confederation of African soccer, two –time FIFA World Cup silver medallists Falconets will tackle Tanzania in Nigeria on the weekend of 15-17 September, with the return leg in Dar es Salaam two weeks later.

The winner over both legs will then confront the winner of the fixture pairing Morocco against Senegal in November, prior to a closing round of qualifying matches in January 2018.

The Falconets have performed in each variation of the FIFA U20 ladies’s World Cup, because it was launched as an U19 event in Canada 15 years ago.

The workforce reached the quarter finals in Thailand 2004, Russia 2006 and Chile 2008, sooner than ending as runners –up on the 2010 finals in Germany and at the 2014 finals in Canada.

The Falconets reached the semi finals in Japan in 2012, but failed to reach the knock –out stage in Papua New Guinea closing year.

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