Daily Trust (Abuja)

26 April 2012

Nigeria: Under 15 National Team Closes Camp With a 4 - 1 Defeat of Falcons

The U-15 National Team on Thursday defeated the Senior Women National team, the Super Falcons, 4: 1 in its final training match.

The encounter took place at the FIFA Goal Project pitch of the Abuja National Stadium.

Goals from Taiwo Awoniyi, Ekene Onwuka, Denis Bonaventure and Solomon Nsude, ensured that the U-15 boys maintained a fine form as they conclude the first phase of their camping.

The only goal for the Falcons was scored by Edit Eduvere from the penalty spot.

Team to be decamped

Meanwhile, the U-15 National Team's Secretary, Wale Adeyinka revealed that the team will be decamped on Friday.

He pointed out that 25 players have been short-listed from the 30 in camp, for the final phase of preparation in May.

" We are decamping the players on Friday after two weeks of intensive training and we also have a list of 25 players that we hope to invite in May, and it is from this bunch that we will choose the final 18 that will represent this country at the Eight-Nation Adidas U-15 Football Tournament in Mexico."

The Tournament which comes up in June, aims at bringing together eight high-quality adidas teams, from all Confederations.

The tournament will feature Nigeria, Spain, Argentina, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark and hosts, Mexico.

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