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  The Super Falcons of Nigeria have secured their place in the round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand after a goalless draw against the Republic of Ireland on Monday, July 31st, 2023.
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Needing only a draw to advance to the next stage, the Falcons showcased their determination on the field, playing a dominant game against the Republic of Ireland. The Nigerian team came close to breaking the deadlock on two occasions, with Asisat Oshoala and Uchenna Kanu leading the charge. Oshoala narrowly missed the target, while Kanu’s attempt was thwarted by both the Australian goalkeeper and the crossbar. With Canada’s defeat to host Australia by 4 goals to nil, the Falcons secured the runners-up spot in Group B, ensuring their passage to the round of 16.
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Looking ahead, the Super Falcons are set to face England in an exciting clash on August 7th, 2023. The team is eager to continue their impressive run and make their mark in the tournament. As the World Cup progresses, Nigerian fans are filled with hope and anticipation as they rally behind their beloved team, believing that greater achievements lie ahead. The Super Falcons have already shown their mettle, and the nation eagerly awaits their next match against England.
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As the nation comes together to cheer them on, the Super Falcons might be set to make history, get past the quarter-final spot for the first time and leave a lasting impression on the world stage. Let’s unite and support our heroes as they strive for glory in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Go Super Falcons! Featured Image Source: The Guardian NG
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This article was first published on 31st July 2023


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