Barrister Solomon Dalung says he’s optimistic that the Falconets of Nigeria will clinch a quarter final ticket in the ongoing FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup.

The Falconets who face China in their last group D match on Monday only need a draw to advance to the next round.

The Minister had promised the team $10,000 if they win their game against China.

The players also received their first winning match bonus of $2,000 each for beating Haiti as promised by the Minister as well as daily camp allowances paid till Monday 13th August, 2018.

Nigeria are currently 2nd in Group D with 3 points behind leaders Germany who have 6. China are 3rd with 3 points and Haiti have no points.