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General News of Saturday, 22 October 2022


2023 WWC: Super Falcons in Group B with Australia, Republic of Ireland, Canada

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The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn with co-hosts, Australia, Republic of Ireland and Canada in Group B of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The draw ceremony took place in Auckland on Saturday morning.

It was anchored by former England and Arsenal forward, Ian Wright and Carli Lloyd.

The Super Falcons will look to make it beyond the group stage for the second consecutive time in the competition after reaching the second round three years ago in France.

Canada represents the biggest threat in the group, while Australia have a decent team.

African champions, Banyana Banyana of South Africa will face Sweden, Italy and Argentina in Group G.

The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco will be up against Germany, Korea Republic and Korea Republic in Group H

Zambia are in Group C with Spain, Costa Rica and Japan.