Nigeria , Japan in Prestigious FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup roll after Matchday two


Matchday two games of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup were concluded in the early hours of Monday August 14 .


Only Nigeria and Japan are in the prestigious roll of teams through to the Knockout stage of the competition after Matchday two in Costa Rica .

Falconets starting XI

After the 1-0 win over France in the first game, the Falconets of Nigeria on Sunday August 14 defeated South Korea 1-0 on Matchday two to reach the Knockout .


France atoned for their opening day loss by defeating Canada 3-1 to set up a mouth watering Matchday three fixture vs South Korea with both teams tied on 3points in Group C .

2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title Celebration by Japan .

Defending Champions Japan continued their title defence by claiming a second win of the competition in the 2-0 defeat of Ghana on Sunday to add to the opening day win over Netherlands .


USA lost 0-3 to Netherlands in the other Group D match .


In Group A , hosts Costa Rica will exit the tournament after a second defeat . A 1-3 opening day loss was followed by Sunday’s 5-0 mauling in the hands of Spain .


In the other Group A match of Matchday two, Brazil defeated Australia 2-0 for the first win of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup .


Spain and Brazil are tied on 4 points after shared spoils on Matchday One .


An interesting Matchday three awaits in Group B , Colombia and Mexico played a 0-0 draw while Germany defeated New Zealand 3-0 .


As it stands, Colombia lead the group with 4 points followed by Germany with 3 points while Mexico sit third with 2 points following draws in both games yet.


With a single point from the opening day draw vs Mexico, New Zealand are bottom of the Group after the defeat to Germany on Matchday two.


Matchday three games will hold on 17-18 August 2022 .



Group B 17/8/2022 by 12am
Mexico Vs Germany
Colombia Vs New Zealand

Group A 17/8/2022 (3am)

Australia Vs Spain
Brazil Vs Costa Rica

Group D 18/8/2022 (12am)

USA Vs Japan
Netherlands Vs Ghana

Group C 18/8/2022 (3am)

South Korea Vs France
Nigeria Vs Canada


Eight teams will progress to the Quater Final of the competition with Nigeria and Japan the only two on the Prestigious roll yet.


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