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Falconets advance as Congo withdraw from FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers



Congo Football Association (FECOFOOT) have withdrawn their national team from FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.

After Nigeria’s 4-0 victory against Congo in Brazzaville, the return leg was scheduled for 17 December 2021 in Lagos.

In a correspondence to CAF, FECOFOOT expressed the inability of Congo to take part in the next match due to travel challenges.

Therefore, the match is canceled, and Nigeria automatically qualified for the next round

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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