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FULL LIST: Super Falcons to face Australia, Canada in 2023 Women’s World Cup

  Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against Australia, Canada and the Republic of Ireland for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.   ...

 


Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against Australia, Canada and the Republic of Ireland for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

 

In the draw ceremony which was held in Auckland, New Zealand, the Super Falcons were placed in Group B for the global women’s football showpiece.

 

Randy Waldrum’s ladies were handed a tough draw which will see them face Canada, the Olympic champions, who they lost to earlier this year.

 

Nigeria will also play Australia, one of the host nations, backed by the formidable ruthlessness of Sam Kerr. Ireland is also one of the highest-ranking European sides.


The ninth edition of the Women’s World Cup is scheduled to take place from July 20 to August 20, 2023, in Australia and New Zealand.

 

It will be the first time two countries will host the competition, and the tournament will see the Women’s World Cup expanded from 24 to 32 teams.

 

The Super Falcons have qualified for all the editions of the World Cup and will be hoping to surpass their 1999 quarter-final feat in Oceania.

 

The 2023 Women’s World Cup pairings:

 

Group A: New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland

 

Group B: Australia, Republic of Ireland, Nigeria, Canada

 

Group C: Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia, Japan

 

Group D: England, Group B play-off winner, Denmark, China

 

Group E: USA, Vietnam, Netherlands, Group A play-off winner

 

Group F: France, Jamaica, Brazil, Group C play-off winner

 

Group G: Sweden, South Africa, Italy, Argentina

 

Group H: Germany, Morocco, Colombia, South Korea 

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