Falconets face Ghana in warm-ups
Falconets star Oparanozie
The World Cup-bound team fly out to Accra on Monday afternoon to play the Black Princesses of Ghana in two games on Tuesday and Thursday.
The reigning world vice champions will return to the country on Friday for some more friendlies with top Nigeria Women’s League teams, before flying out to Korea Republic on August 1 for a two-week final training camp in Namhei, from where they fly into Japan for the World Cup on August 15.
NFF general secretary, Musa Amadu, said: “We are aware of the strength of the Black Princesses, who will also be taking part in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan.”
The Falconets play Brazil, Korea Republic and Italy in Group B of the World Cup, while Ghana battle Germany, USA and China in Group D.