By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The Nigerian Women U-20 team, the Falconets will play Naija Ratels Football Club in a friendly match on Sunday in Abuja.
The friendly which is part of the team’s preparation ahead of the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup Qualifier against Burkina Faso, which though has been put on hold by Confederation of African Football (CAF) due to the deadly Corona Virus infection.
The President of Naija Ratels FC , Barrister Paul Eden disclosed that the game was organised to help put his girls in proper shape of mind and to also give them more exposure ahead of upcoming challenges.
” We played against the Flamingos some weeks back and thought we should do the same with the Falconets because the girls gained a lot from the game.
” We just re recruited some players and fit would be good for the manager to test them against the Falconets.
” I believe its going to be a difficult game, as am sure my players will give them a run for their money. He said
Also speaking, the Coach of the Falconets, Moses Aduku also noted that he is looking forward to the test game against the Ratels.
” It is a good test game for us, we look forward to gaining from the encounter as we continue to build a solid team that all Nigerians can be proud of”.
The game will come up today, Sunday the 15th of match 2020 at the FIFA Goal Project Pitch Package B by 4pm.
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