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