By Johnny Edward:
Former Super Falcons coach Christopher Danjuma has been appointed as the head coach of the U-20 women’s national team by the Nigeria Football Federation, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
According to a media release from the NFF’s Communications department, Danjuma will be assisted by Wemimo Matthew (1st Assistant Coach), Mansur Abdullahi (2nd Assistant Coach) and Abdul-lateef Yusuf (Goalkeeper Trainer).
Danjuma and his assistants are expected in the Federal Capital, Abuja on the 23rd of August to open camp for screening of players for next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Tanzania.
According to fixtures released by the Confederation of African Football, Falconets will take on Tanzania in the first round of the African qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Wold Cup in France on the weekend of 15-17 September, with the return leg in Dar es Salaam two weeks later.
The winners over both legs will then confront the winner of the fixture pairing Morocco against Senegal in November, before a final round of qualifying matches in January 2018.