Super Falcons Depart Nigeria For Australia Ahead Of FIFA World Cup

Nigeria Super Falcons have on Sunday Night left the country for Australia on a training tour ahead of the FIFA women world cup.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had announced the nine-time African champions will depart Abuja for a 15-day training camp in Australia, before the World Cup with their base at Brisbane, which is also the venue for two of their group matches.

The team were hosted to a farewell dinner on Saturday at the Transcorp Hotel Abuja by the NFF, with the First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu in attendance.

The World Cup, featuring 32 teams, will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand between July 20 and August 20.

Placed in group B, Nigeria’s opening match is against Olympic champions Canada at Melbourne’s Rectangular Stadium on July 21, before matches against co-hosts Australia and Republic of Ireland on July 27 and July 31 respectively at the Lang Park in Brisbane.

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