Colombia 2024: Falconets Storm Dar es Salaam for Burundi Clash


The Falconets of Nigeria on Thursday stormed Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, ahead of the final round of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers against Burundi at the Azam Sports Complex, reports.

Head Coach Chris Musa Danjuma had selected 19 players for the first leg encounter, for which the Confederation of African Football has picked South African official Nonjabulo Nonhle Ndlela as referee.

Her compatriots Maneo Evodia Tau and Nandipha Menze will be in the roles of assistant referee 1 and assistant referee 2 respectively, while Nteboheleng Theresia Setoko from Lesotho will serve as fourth official.

Sunday’s encounter at the Azam Stadium Complex will see Tanzanian Somoe Robert Ng’itu play the role of commissioner, while Fransiska Katjaimo from Namibia will be referee assessor.

The return leg match will take place at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, 20th January.