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Super Falcons depart Nigeria for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have departed the country for a 15-days training camp in Australia ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

All twenty-three invited Super Falcons players were on board the flight to Australia, where Head Coach Randy Waldrum is expected to finalize preparation for the World Cup.

Nigeria’s contingent to the world cup boarded flight to Australia from the Abuja International Airport .

The tournament is scheduled to  commence on July 20 through to August 20, 2023 and will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

During the training camp, the Super Falcons will train and engage in friendly games to prepare for the World Cup.

Nigeria’s first match of the World Cup finals is against Canada, at Melbourne’s Rectangular Stadium, on Friday, 21 July, before clashing with co-host nation Australia and Republic of Ireland on Thursday, 27 Julyand Monday, 31 July respectively, at the Lang Park in Brisbane.

Australia and New Zealand 2023 will be the biggest-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in history, as it welcomes 32 teams – same number as featured in the men’s finals in Qatar last year. It is also the first to be hosted by two countries, and is the first-ever FIFA senior competition to be hosted by two countries in two different confederations: Australia is in the Asian confederation while New Zealand is in Oceania.

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