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Falconets set for Mexico clash

05 August 2014, 19:07Israel Ojoko

Ottawa - The Falconets are now set to kick-off their 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with a win over Mexico.

Nigeria, one of Africa's representative at the tournament, takes on Mexico on Wednesday in their opening fixture.

Having made six previous appearances at the FIFA Women's World Cup, the Nigerian team is determined to put on a brilliant performance.

Also read: Can the Falconets smash the Mexicans?

The mood at the camp is that of optimism, as all players are said to be doing fine, without any injury worries.

Coach of the team Peter Dedevbo said that he remains confident with the caliber of players at his disposal, noting that he has assembled the best legs that can take on any team in Canada.

"I have assembled some of the best players in the country, they are smart and experience. Bringing players from the U 17 team that went to Costa Rica and others from Super Falcons has brought competition to the team, and we have played a couple of friendly matches as build-up to the tournament.”

Also read: Falconets arrive U20 World Cup venue

"Am aware of the previous records of the team, am confident this time around that my target is to bring home the trophy."

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