Nigeria to Face United States, Portugal, and 1 Other Country Next Month

Nigeria to Face United States, Portugal, and 1 Other Country Next Month

- Super Falcons will battle USWNT, Jamaica and Portugal in a four-nation tournament in the United States

- This is the second invitational competition Nigeria women will be attending this year

- They emerged victorious in the Turkish Women’s Cup staged earlier this year

- Coach Randy Waldrum's ladies will use the tourney to prepare for their AWCON qualifiers

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Nigeria's women's national team will participate in a four-team invitational tournament in the United States next month.

The Super Falcons will face the United States Women's National Team as well as their counterparts from Jamaica and Portugal for the competition billed for Texas will hold from June 8 to 17.

And it is expected to serve as a build-up for the Falcons' 2022 Africa Women's Championship qualifiers as coach Randy Waldrum's ladies will hope they can maintain their dominance on the continent.

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The fixtures are expected to test the country's women national team under the watch of their new boss who recently won the Turkish Women’s Cup.

Nigeria will face the @FIFAWWC champions @USWNT, Jamaica and
Nigeria's Super Falcons pose for pictures after beating Uzbekistan 1-0 in their invitational tourney earlier this year. Credit - Super Falcons
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Meanwhile, the Falcons will know their foes for the AWCON 2022 qualifiers on Monday, May 10 when the draws take place.

Current champions Nigeria are also the most successful in the history of the CAF championship having won 11 titles in total.

The 2020 edition was cancelled due to the outbreak of coronavirus which halted all football activities across the globe. earlier reported that Spanish women's league side Levante UD Femenino have completed the signing of Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega on a two-year deal from Shanghai Shenhua.

The 27-year-old winger will join spend the rest of the 2020-21 season plus two additional years which will see her represent them until 2023 according to information on the club's website.

This is the second time Ordega will be playing for a Primera Iberdrola outfit having represented Atletico Madrid ladies on a short-term loan deal in the 2017-18 season.


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