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Falconets to play Ghana in friendly

16 May 2014, 18:01Israel Ojoko

Abuja - As part of preparations for the FIFA U-20 Women's world cup in August, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has lined up series of friendly matches for the Falconets.

The U-20 women's team is set to play a friendly match against the Black Princess of Ghana come Saturday 24th May, 2014 in Abuja.

Head coach Peter Dedevbo says the match will assist towards enhancing the performance of the players.

"I will use the opportunity to pick the best players that will make the world cup squad.”

Having made six appearances at the FIFA U -20 women's world cup, the Falconets coach says the technical crew are working to improve the team performance in Canada.

"Trainings are focused on skills development, ball control and goal target.”

The Black princess of Ghana and the Falconets of Nigeria are the two countries representing Africa in the 2014 competition in Canada.

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