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FALCONS RECEIVE WARM WELCOME IN BRISBANE

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Nigeria’s Women World Cup squad received a warm First Nations welcome in Brisbane, Australia.

Some of Nigeria’s staff and players Saturday joined their hosts in performing traditional dances after arriving in Brisbane from the Gold Coast.

The ceremony took place five days before the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off.

The Nigerians will start their World Cup campaign by facing Canada on Friday.

This year’s edition of the tournament is the third time the two teams will be clashing in the World Cup, with the West African side undefeated in the previous two head-to-heads.
They’ll then clash with Australia four days after, and with the Republic of Ireland also four days after the clash against Australia.

The four teams make up Group B.
The ninth FIFA Women’s World Cup is hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

The Super Falcons have participated in the past six editions. Their best showing to date is a quarter-final appearance in the 1999 World Cup

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