NFF approve six-week camping for Falconets ahead of FIFA U20 World Cup, promises robust support for Super Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on Wednesday approved a six-week camping for the Falconets ahead of this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup in Colombia.

This was part of the resolutions of the board of the federation at its meeting held on Wednesday June 12 in Abuja.

To this end, the NFF mandated its Technical and Development Sub-Committee to diligently and swiftly consider the programme submitted by the Head Coach for the team’s preparation.

The Board approved a two-phase camping for the team, with a four-week camping in Nigeria to be followed by a two-week final camping programme in Colombia before the commencement of the tournament.

The NFF also promised a robust for the Super Falcons who will be making a return to Olympic football next month in Paris, France albeit it is the responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development to take care of the team’s preparations.

Impressed by the performance of the U17 Women National Team, Flamingos, so far in their FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup African qualification series, the NFF board charged the Secretariat to ensure total readiness of the team for its final round, final leg encounter against their Liberian counterparts, scheduled for the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Friday, 14th June 2024.

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