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Falconets’ opponents storm Abeokuta
By Bunmi Ogunyale
May 3, 2012 22:00:06pm GMT      |      Views: 3293
Kenyan women team player

WorldStage Newsonline-- The delegation of Democratic Republic of Congo for Saturday’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets of Nigeria arrived in Abeokuta on Thursday afternoon.

The contingent of 25 persons arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport aboard Asky Airlines, and then travelled to the Rock City by road. The DR Congo squad eliminated Cameroon and also pounded Mali, conquerors of Equatorial Guinea, in the last round.

The match officials from Uganda also arrived on Thursday aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight from Addis Ababa.

Falconets’ Head Coach, Edwin Okon said on Thursday: “We are well-prepared for this match. Our focus is on a good win ahead of the second leg match in Kinshasa”.

The winner of this fixture will qualify as one of Africa’s two flag-bearers at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup billed for Japan in August/September

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