Benin – Sebastien Nkoma, the head coach of the Tanzanian U20 female team, says he is in Nigeria to pick the maximum three points from Saturday`s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets.
Nkoma made the assertion while fielding questions from Journalists on arrival at Benin.
The team arrived on board an Arik plane at 4.30 pm
Nkoma, who admitted that he had no knowledge of the Nigerian team, expressed confidence of winning the Nigerian team on Saturday.
The head coach, while also admitting that flight delay might affect his team, however, stressed that he had a perfect game plan that would seal the victory for his side.
According to the coach, the team arrived Nigeria with 20 players and six officials.
NAN reports that from the Airport, the Tanzanians headed straight to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium venue of the match for a light training session.
NAN reports that the second leg will take place in Dar es Salaam on September 30, with the winner, on aggregate, to tackle the winner of the Morocco/Senegal clash in the second round in November.
Also, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Vincentia Enyonam Amedome from Togo as the referee for the match.
She will be assisted by compatriots Kossiwa Kpadenou (Assistant 1), Abra Sitsope Agbedanou (Assistant 2) and Aissata Ameyo Amegee (Fourth Official) while the match commissioner is Rochell Woodson from Liberia.
The 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup will be staged in four cities in France from Aug. 7 to Aug. 26, 2018. (NAN)