Nigeria Eye Bronze in Women's Under-20 World Cup


After a 2-0 defeat by USA the African champions are hoping to take a third place in the Japan 2012 FIFA Women's Under-20 World Cup competition.
  • Nigeria:  Third-Best, Pretty Good for us - Okon

    Vanguard, 7 September 2012

    Coach Edwin Okon believes it is not over yet for his side, despite their 2-0 loss to USA last Tuesday to qualify for the third place match against the host nation, Japan today in ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Japanese Fans Speak On Falconets Performance, Chances

    Vanguard, 7 September 2012

    Since the competition began, Japanese fans have been so supportive and cheering the Falconets to win each time they played, especially, the Japanese who are married to Nigerian men ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconets Lost Due to Technical Deficiency - Egbe

    Leadership, 8 September 2012

    Former Super Falcons player, Nkechi Egbe has said the Falconets 2-0 defeat suffered at the hands of USA was due to the technical lapses of the technical crew. She said they lost ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconets are Pride of Africa - Nnaji

    Vanguard, 8 September 2012

    Chairman of Imo State Union of Football Lovers in Japan, Chief Kennedy Fintan Nnaji has showered encomiums on the female U-20 national team, the Falconets for their brilliant ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Don't Be Intimidated by Japan, Maigari Charges Falconets

    Vanguard, 8 September 2012

    President of the the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari has reminded players of the U-20 Women national team, the Falconets on the need to be calm when they ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Falconets Tasked to Upstage Hosts Japan

    Daily Trust, 8 September 2012

    Nigeria's Falconets NFF president Aminu Maigari has urged the Falconets to beat hosts Japan Saturday morning and win third place at the FIFA U20 World Cup. read more »

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