U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets to depart Nigeria for Austria on Friday

U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets to depart Nigeria for Austria on Friday

The Super Falconets will depart the country on Friday aboard Air France for Austria for a two – week training tour ahead of the FIFA Under-20 women World Cup in France.

 


The team will depart  Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 11 pm to arrive the Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris in the early hours of July 21, before departing for Munich, Germany from where they will head to Austria.

 

The team, which has been in camp in Abuja, is expected to fine-tune their preparations for the Under-20 women World Cup in Austria by playing some friendly matches with some local teams.

 

The Christopher Danjuma tutored side will travel with 25 players, while four of them will be dropped after the camping exercise in Austria before the team departs for France, venue of the championship.

 

The Falconets will depart Austria for France, venue of the Under-20 women world Cup on August 2, for the championship, which begins on August 5 through 24.

 

The Falconets have taken part in all editions of the championships which began in 2002 in Canada and remain the most successful national women’s team at the global stage.

 

Culled from Sun

 

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