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Nigeria’s Falconets to face Netherlands in Costa Rica 2022 quarter-finals



Following their perfect group stage finish at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica, Nigeria’s Falconets are to face The Netherlands in the quarter finals.

The encounter is billed for Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto.

The Netherlands finished second in Group D behind defending champions Japan who are the other team apart from Nigeria to have a perfect group stage finish.

In their match to the quarter-finals, The Netherlands beat Ghana, Nigeria’s continental rivals, 2-0

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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