U-20 WW Cup: Coach Chris Danjuma Assures Falconets Are Ready For Decisive China Clash on Monday

The Falconets are prepared to face the herculean task of beatjng China in their final group game at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup on Monday, according to coach Chris Danjuma.

Nigeria will reach the quarter-finals for the seventh time in nine editions if they avoid defeat against the Chinese at the Stade de Clos Gastel.

A lone strike from the penalty spot, by stand-in skipper Rasheedat Ajibade, earned the maximum points against Haiti last Thursday.

The result moves the Falconets to second spot in Group D, on a superior goals from third place China.

“It is going to be a very busy encounter from the first blast of the whistle,” Danjuma told thenff.com.

“We are not expecting an easy match. I said from the beginning that if we must reach the final, we have to play and overcome very tough teams.

“We have no illusions. The Chinese squad is a very ambitious one, and we have to be at our best to overcome them. We will go out there and give our very best.”

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