Canada 2014: Falconets arrive Montreal to play Germany

Members of the Nigeria U-20 Women Team, Falconets, have arrived Montreal ahead of their final match against Germany.

The Falconets qualified for finals at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after beating Democratic Republic of Korea 6-2 in their semi-final match played on Wednesday in Moncton.

The team left Moncton Thursday for Montreal where the finals will take place.

The Nigerian delegation are currently staying at the Sheraton Hotels Montreal.

All players are in good condition with no reported injury. They are having two training sessions on Friday as part of preparations for the finals.

Nigeria defeated Korea Republic 2-1, England 2-1 and drew 1-1 with Mexico.

The Falconets also thrashed New Zealand 4-1 in the quarter finals to proceed to the semi-finals where it edged out Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea 6-2 to advance to the final match.

Team Nigeria met with Germany in their turf, four years ago and lost 2-0 to the Germans.

The final game comes up at 12 am, Nigerian time.

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