France 2018: Falconets draw Germany, China, Haiti

March 8th, 2018

Nigeriaa��s U20 girls, the Falconets have been drawn in the same pool as perennial foes Germany, China and Haiti in Group D of the 9thA�FIFA U-20 Womena��s World Cup taking place in France, 5thA�a�� 24thA�August 2018.

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At the Draw Ceremony held inside the Opera House, RennesA�on Thursday, Africaa��s other flagbearers Ghana were thrown into the same Group A as hosts France, New Zealand and The Netherlands.

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Group B is headed by Korea DPR and has England, Mexico and Brazil, while USA, Japan, Paraguay and Spain will battle it out in Group C.

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Two a��time runners a��up Falconets begin their campaign with a huge test, against Germany at the Stade de Marville in Saint-Malo on Monday, 6thA�August. Germany edged Nigeria to lift the trophy the two times Nigeria got to the championship final a�� in 2010 in Germany and 2014 in Canada.

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Chris Danjumaa��s maidens will then be up against HaitiA�three days laterA�at the same venue, before moving to Dinan-LA�hon, where they play China at the Stade du Clos Gastel on Monday, 13thA�August.

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Ghana will go up against hosts France in the tournamenta��s opening match in Vannes on Sunday, 5thA�August. Concarneau is the other city that will host matches during the championship.

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France will also host the 2019 FIFA Womena��s World Cup finals.

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All the draws

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Group A

France

Ghana

New Zealand

The Netherlands

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Group B

Korea DPR

England

Mexico

Brazil

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Group C

USA

Japan

Paraguay

Spain

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Group D

Haiti

China

Nigeria

Germany

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