The name of Christopher Danjuma has been released as Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, also known as Falconets by the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF)..
The new coach is to be assisted by Wemimo Matthew as 1st Assistant Coach,Mansur Abdullahi would be the 2nd Assistant Coach while Abdul-lateef Yusuf would serve as the Goalkeeper Trainer.
The coaches according to a release by NFF are expected in Abuja on Aug. 23 to open camp for screening of players for FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against Tanzania in September.
The fixtures as released by CAF showed that the Falconets would take on Tanzania in Nigeria on the weekend of Sept. 15 -17 with the return leg coming- up in Dar es Salaam two weeks later.
The winner over both legs is expected to confront the winner of the fixture pairing Morocco against Senegal in November, before a final round of qualifying matches in Jan. 2018.
The Falconets have played in every edition of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in the past 15 years since its U19 tournament in Canada.