U-20 Women’s World Cup: Falconets Draw China, Multiple Champions Germany

U-20 Women’s World Cup: Falconets Draw China, Multiple Champions Germany

By Hanifat Mustapha: The Falconets of Nigeria have been drawn in the Group D of the France 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup alongside Haiti, China and three time U-20 winners Germany, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The draw ceremony was held at the Opera House, Rennes on Thursday.
Africa’s other representatives Ghana are with hosts France, New Zealand and Netherlands in Group A.
North Korea will take on England, Mexico and Brazil in Group B while Japan with fight it out with USA, Paraguay and  Spain in Group c.
According to the draw, France will play their opening match against Ghana on 5 August.
The draw ceremony  was conducted by Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s Chief Women’s Football Officer, Rhiannon Martin, FIFA’s Senior Competitions Manager, former France international Camille Abily, former Manchester United star Mikael Silvestre, Damien Seguin, a sailing gold medallist at the Paralympic Games Athens 2004 and Rio 2016; and 15-year-old Aela Mocaer.
The cities of Vannes, Concarneau, Saint-Malo and Dinan/Léhon will  host the competition, which is scheduled for 5 August to 24 August.
U-20 Women’s World Cup groups
Group A:
France,
Ghana
New Zealand
Netherlands
Group B:
Korea DPR,
England
Mexico,
Brazil
Group C:
USA,
Japan,
Praguay
 Spain
Group D:
Haiti
China PR
Nigeria
Germany

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