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Nigeria Defeats Burundi 1-0 in FIFA U-20 Women Qualifiers


January 15, 2024

Nigeria’s Under 20 Women’s football team, the Falconets on Sunday defeated Burundi 1-0 in the first leg of their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup final qualifying round fixture played in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Nigeria will now face Burundi in the second leg encounter at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Jan. 20, for the final leg of the qualifying series.

The winner of the two-legged encounter would qualify as one of Africa’s four representatives at this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals scheduled to hold in Colombia, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 22.