Falconets Battle Congo In FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier
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Congo Brazzaville’s U-20 girls have emerged as the Falconets’ opponents in the penultimate round of the African qualifiers for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals in Costa Rica.
Nigeria’s U-20 girls, two –time runners-up at the global finals, dismissed their counterparts from the Central African Republic 11-0 on aggregate to reach the penultimate round of the series. A 7-0 win in Douala (home of Central African Republic for international matches) was followed with a 4-0 trouncing at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos on Wednesday.
Congo’s girls sailed through on Saturday evening, after a 3-1 defeat of the U20 girls of Egypt in Brazzaville. The first leg in Cairo ended 1-1.
The penultimate round of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 will take place in December, with the ultimate round in January 2022.