Nigeria fixtures, results and tables in 2022 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup Group C

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Nigeria head to Costa Rica for the 10th edition of the Fifa U20 Women's World Cup, which commences on August 10.

En route to securing qualification to the biennial African football showpiece, the West Africans saw off Central African Republic, Congo, Cameroon and Senegal

Flourish Sebastine and Mercy Idoko played crucial roles for the reigning African champions as they contributed 12 goals for the Falconets.

With the West Africans gunning for a maiden first world diadem in their 10th appearance at the tournament, GOAL brings to you everything you need to know about the Nigerian side. 


Nigeria U20 Women's World Cup Group C Fixtures


Nigeria were pooled with France as well as Canada and South Korea, where many have tipped the Falconets to progress into the knockout phase.

DateFixtureScoreCityStadium
11 August France vs. Nigeria 0-1San JoseEstadio Nacional de Costa Rica
14 August  South Korea vs. Nigeria 0-1Alajuela Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto
17 August Nigeria vs. Canada Alajuela Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto

 

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Nigeria U20 Women's World Cup Group C table


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1Nigeria 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 6
2France 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 3
3South Korea 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3
4Canada 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0

Nigeria U20 Women's World Cup squad


Goalkeepers: Nelly Ekeh, Monle Oyono, Peace Obidinma 

Defenders: Oluwatosin Demehin, Omowunmi Oshobukola, Rofiat Imuran, Jumoke Alani, Chidinma Ogbuchi, Oluchi Ohaegbulem 

Midfielders: Bashirat Amoo, Esther Onyenezide, Adoo Yina, Motunrayo Amoo, Chinyere Kalu, Deborah Abiodun 

Forwards: Blessing Okpe, Joy Jerry, Mercy Idoko, Flourish Sabastine, Chioma Olise, Chiamaka Okwuchukwu


Nigeria U20 Women's World Cup qualifying results


 

Fixture1st Leg2nd Leg
Central African Republic v Nigeria0-74-0
Congo v Nigeria0-40-3
Cameroon v Nigeria 0-00-3
Senegal v Nigeria1-31-4

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