The Fifa Women’s World Cup starts on Saturday, June 6 in Canada. The opening match will be between hosts Canada and China in Edmonton.
The Super Falcons, drawn in Group D alongside USA, Sweden and Australia, will play their first game on Monday, June 8.
Although, many analysts felt the Nigerian ladies didn’t prepare so well for the tournament of this magnitude, But the Godwin Okon tutored Falcons are highly motivated by the type of players in the squad.
Liverpool Asisat Oshoala who recently won the inaugural BBC Woman footballer of the year Award can lead the pack to cause a great upset in this tournament. They have what it take stun Sweden in the first game and Australia may ‘wee on their pants’ for fear of these ravaging Falcans. Then the team would have become a Super power to knock horns with the most successful women’s football team in the world–USA. See all the Group D Fixtures below.
Sweden Vs Nigeria
Date: Monday June 8
Local Time: 15:00 (Nigeria time 9pm)
Venue: Winnipeg Stadium Winnipeg
Australia Vs Nigeria
Date:Friday June 12
Local Time:16:00 (Nigeria time 10pm)
Venue:Winnipeg Stadium Winnipeg
Nigeria Vs USA
Date:Tuesday 16 June (over to Friday)
Local Time:17:00 (Nigeria time 1am Friday)
Venue:BC Place Stadium Vancouver