The head coach of the Nigeria female U20 team, Christopher Danjuma, has said he has 70 per cent knowledge of how the Falconets’ opponent, Tanzania, will play the African qualifier for France 2018 on Saturday.
The coach, who disclosed this in an interview in Benin on Thursday, said the Falconets would approach the match in a business like manner.
He said his team worked more on tactics they hoped to execute the match at their training session on Thursday morning, adding that the girls were well prepared and motivated to tackle the East African team.
Danjuma said he was not bothered with the Tanzanians style of play, as the Falconets were prepared to counter any style adopted by their opponents.
“It would have been suicidal for me not have known anything about our opponent. Be that as it may we are going to make Nigerians proud come Saturday.
“Our aim is to win and win well. We want to do this so that the return leg will just be a formality for us,” he said.
NAN reports that the Falconets, who arrived the ancient city late Tuesday night, have been training since Wednesday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, venue of the match.
Their opponent, Tanzania, are expected to fly into Abuja on Thursday and procees to Benin same day.
The second leg feature will take place in Dar es Salaam on Sept. 30, with the winner, on aggregate, to tackle the winner of the Morocco/ Senegal clash in the second round in November.
NAN reports also that the 9th FIFA U20 World Cup will be staged in four cities in France from August 7 to 26 2018.