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Nigeria Super Falcons to feature in a mini tournament ahead of World Cup

Nigeria Super Falcons to feature in a mini tournament ahead of World Cup

By Dom Agbakpe,

Nigeria are set to feature in a four-nation tournament ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The 2018 Awcon champions will test their mettle before the global showpiece later next year.

Nigeria will play China, Romania and Korea Republic in the mini tournament.

The tournament is billed for January 14-21 2019 in Beijing, China.

Nigeria are making their 8th appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The Super Falcons, the Bayana Bayana of South Africa and Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon will be representing the continent at next year’s finals.

Nigeria are pooled in Group A with tournament hosts France, Korea DPR and Norway.

South Africa are in Group B alongside Germany, China PR and Spain.

Cameroon are paired in Group E with Canada, New Zealand and Netherlands.

The 24-team championship will run from June 7 to July 7 and would be played across nine cities namely; Paris, Lyon, Nice, Reims, Montpellier, Le Havre , Valenciennes, Grenoble and Rennes.

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