Women’s World Cup: Super Falcons To Face England or Denmark In Round Of 16
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…Players To Pocket Over ₦23 Million Each
By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria’s Super Falcons will face either England or Denmark in their 2023 Women’s World Cup Round of 16 encounter on August 7, 2023, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
China could also be Nigeria’s opponents of they will beat Haiti by 3 goals and hope China defeats England by at least 2-0
The nine-time Africa champions booked their place into the last 16 after they played a barren draw against Republic of Ireland on Monday.
The Randy Waldrum led ladies played their Group B matches involving Canada, Australia and Republic of Ireland and remained unbeaten.
They played goalless against Olympic champions, Canada on July 21; defeated co-host nation, Australia 3-2 on July 27 before they played out a scoreless match against Ireland.
They conceded twice scoring three times. With all three goals coming against Australia.
England, who currently top Group D with six points after two wins out of two matches, will face China in their final group match on Tuesday, they need a draw to confirm their headship of the park. China are 3rd in the group with 3 points.
Denmark, on their part, will take on debutantes, Haiti in their final group encounter. A win for them would see them as Group D second best team provided China did not win England with more margin.
All the two Group D matches will kickoff simultaneously by 12noon (WAT) on Tuesday
Meanwhile, the Super Falcons players will each receive FIFA’s $30 000, an equivalent of ₦23.129 million for reaching the knockout stage of the competition.