Lagos - Nigeria’s U-20 women national team will fly into Johannesburg
on Thursday for their final leg of African qualifying series for the
2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup against South Africa.
Vice champions of the world in 2010, the Nigerian girls take
a handy 6-0 advantage into Saturday’s return leg, due for the Dobsonville Stadium
in Soweto – the venue where the U-20 boys of Nigeria won the African Youth
Championship in 2011.
On Tuesday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) notified
the High Commission of Nigeria in South Africa about the arrival of the delegation,
which will fly out of Lagos aboard a South African Airways airplane on
Nigeria finished fourth in the 2012 edition of the
competition after losing to Japan in the third place match.