Nigeria's Falconets Fight Hard to Beat Mexico

Nigeria have won their second successive FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup semi-final with a hard-fought extra-time victory over a resilient Mexico in Tokyo.

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  • Nigeria:  Nigeria V Mexico - Mabo Tips Falconets to Rule the World

    This Day, 30 August 2012

    Former Super Falcons' Head Coach, Ismaila Mabo, has tipped the Falconets who are clashing with Mexico in Thursday's quarter final of the on-going FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Our Girls Are U20s - Omagbemi

    Vanguard, 30 August 2012

    National U20 Women's team' assistant coach, Florence Omagbemi has denied suggestions that the present crop of players in the team were above the required age allowed for the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We'll Disarm Mexico, Okon Promises

    Vanguard, 30 August 2012

    Chief Coach of the U20 female team Edwin Okon has said that his girls are capable of disarming the Mexicans in today's game and could also make it all through the competition. read more »

  • Nigeria:  It'll Be an Interesting Match - Mexico

    Vanguard, 29 August 2012

    Nigeria made a searing impression during the group stage as they took firm control of all three matches, even if they were pegged back late on in their 1-1 draw with Brazil. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconets' Coach Says He Has Respect for Mexico but ...

    Vanguard, 29 August 2012

    Edwin Okon, Chief Coach of the Falconets, has reaffirmed his respect for the Mexican team that they are to confront in Thursday's quarter-final match of the ongoing FIFA U-20 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconets Play Mexico Today

    Leadership, 29 August 2012

    The Super Falconets of Nigeria will this morning play the Mexican U-20 women in the quarter final of the ongoing World U-20 tournament. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Japan 2012 - NFF Doubles Falconets Bonuses

    This Day, 29 August 2012

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is offering a new bonus package for the Super Falconets to motivate them to greater heights in the on going FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconet's Scoring Machine Dreams a Place in Nollywood

    Vanguard, 30 August 2012

    Nigeria's Francisca Ordega has scored four goals in helping her side reach the last eight of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012, including a hat-trick against Italy in the ... read more »