Nigeria’s Super Falconets will be slugging it out with the Netherlands in the quarter-final of the ongoing FIFA U20 Women World Cup in Costa Rica.
Coach Christopher Danjuma led side defeated their Canadian counterparts 3-1 in their last group stage games on Wednesday night to seal their move to the next stage of the tourney.
In the match against Canada, the Falconets conceded their first goal of the competition in an accidental manner, following goalkeeper Omini Oyono’s poor management of a back pass from Jumoke Alani that granted Kala Novak’s goal in less than two minutes.
Nigeria maintained 100% records in all their group matches against France(1-0), South Korea(1-0) and Canada(3-1) to amass 9 points.
The quarter-final game against Holland is billed for 1am on Monday (Nigeria time) where the team will be hoping to pick up a semifinal ticket.