U-20 WAFU B GIRLS: Falconets arrive Ghana ahead of tournament

Published on: 19 May 2023

With 48 hours to the commencement of the maiden edition of the WAFU B Girls Cup of Nations,Nigeria’s women U-20 football national team, Falconets, are expected to arrive Ghana today (Thursday).

The competition which begins on Saturday in Kumasi will bring together seven countries within the sub-region to compete for honours. The countries are Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo, Niger, Ghana and Benin.

Nigeria are paired with Niger,Burkina Faso and Togo in Group B, while hosts Ghana, Benin and Cote D’Ivoire in Group A.

Falconets’ Coach, Chris Danjuma, last week, unveiled the squad for the competition, where Nigeria will face Niger Republic in their opening game at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday.

Among the players in Danjuma’s list are three goalkeepers, six defenders, five midfielders and Six forward

Host Ghana, wrapped up their preparations for the competition at the Accra Stadium with an 11-0 thumping of Niger Republic, yesterday.