Nigeria women's national under-20 football team

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Nigeria Nigeria U-20
Nickname(s) Falconets
Association Nigeria Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Nigeria Christopher Danjuma
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 2002)
Best result 2nd place, 2010
African Cup of Nations
Appearances 6 (first in 2002)
Best result Champion, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

Nigeria women's national under-20 football team, nicknamed the Falconets, represents Nigeria in international youth football competitions.

Nigeria U-20 Women's National team 2015


Head coach Peter Dedevbo called up 30 players ahead of for the African Fifa U20 Women's World Cup qualifier.

The roster was trimmed down to 18 for the qualifier game against Congo featuring 17 local based players and 1 internationally based player.

  • Roster as of September 16, 2015.
# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Sandra Chiichii October 10, 1997 (age 18) Bayelsa Queens
GK Christy Ohiaeriaku December 13, 1996 (age 19) Rivers Angels
DF Patience Kalu Bayelsa Queens
DF Oluwakemi Famuditi Confluence Queens
DF Afonja Glory Zfk kocani
DF Ugochi Emenayo Nasarawa Amazons
DF Olubunmi Elijah Osun Babes
DF Ogechi Ukwuoma Pelican Stars
DF Glory Ogbonna Ibom Angels
MF Joy Bokiri Bayelsa Queens
MF Tessy Biahwo Nasarawa Amazons
MF Chinaza Uchendu Nasarawa Amazons
MF Ihuoma Onyebuchi Rivers Angels
MF Uchenna Kanu Delta Queens
FW Chinwendu Ihezuo Delta Queens
FW Sophia Omotola Omidiji FC Eindhoven
FW Yetunde Adeboyejo Delta Queens
FW Aminat Yakubu Sunshine Queens
FW Amarachi Ojinma Rivers Angels
Training in Abuja in preparation for the worldcup qualifier game against Congo

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup record[edit]

  • Canada 2002 – Round 1
  • Thailand 2004 – Quarter-finals
  • Russia 2006 – Quarter-finals
  • Chile 2008 – Quarter-finals
  • Germany 2010 – 2nd place
  • Japan 2012 – 4th place
  • Canada 2014 – 2nd place
Training in Abuja

African U-20 Cup of Nations for Women[edit]

  • Home/away 2002Champion
  • Home/away 2004Champion
  • Home/away 2006Champion 1
  • Home/away 2008Champion
  • Home/away 2010Champion 2
  • Home/away 2012Champion 2
^1  : with DR Congo
^2  : with Ghana

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