Falconets to know World Cup foes, March 1

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Nigeria’s U20 women’s side, the Falconets will know their group opponents for the next FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup on March 1 when the draws are made in Montreal, Canada.falconets

The country’s representatives cruised to their seventh consecutive appearance at the World Cup after their defeat of the Basetsana of South Africa in the final round of qualifiers.

Four cities of Toronto, Montreal, Moncton and Edmonton are expected to host the 16 nations that will participate in the competition that starts on August 5 through 24,2014.

Before sealing a place in the finals, the Falconets beat Sierra Leone, Tunisia and South Africa.

They placed second at the 2010 U20 World Cup in Germany but were fourth at the last edition in Japan in 2012.