African favorites Nigeria to face France in FIFA Women’s World Cup

Ten days into 2019 FIFA Women World Cup and the tournament has been nothing short of intriguing.

Hosts France continue their impressive form as they sit pretty on top of Group A with 5 points.

Germany, Italy, England, Netherlands and defending champions the USA are all on top of their respective groups with six points each.

With the exemption of Nigeria, other African countries continue with their poor display. Cameroon lost their second match against Canada 1-0 as South Africa went down against China with a similar goal margin.

South Africa, however, seeks to redeem their lost glory as they meet Germany tonight in a clash scheduled for 7:00 pm local time

After losing 3-0 to Norway, Nigeria overcame the bad start by thumping South Korea 2-0. The Super Falcons and African favorites are set to play hosts France today at 10:00 pm local time.

Nigerian players celebrate after scoring a goal against South Korea
Photo source: BBC/Twitter

The United States have had the biggest win so far. The defending champions managed to humiliate Thailand with a 13-0 win on

USA players celebrate goal against Thailand
Photo Source: New York Times

In today’s other fixtures, Spain and China are set to lock horns as Norway and South Korea battle it out in Group A clash.

The World Cup has 24 teams participating and nine cities across France hosting it.

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