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Super Falcons Are The 15th Team To Qualify For 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Thursday night became the 15th team to qualify for the 9th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals, to be staged in Australia and New Zealand from 20th July – 20th August next year.

Hosts Australia (with five venues) and New Zealand (four venues), as well as China, Korea Republic, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, United States of America, Morocco and Zambia are the other teams.

The 5th and 6th –placed teams at the ongoing tournament in Morocco will have another shot at qualifying for the World Cup, as they join eight other teams for a Playoff Tournament early next year.

Nigeria is one of only six teams, among them USA, Germany, Brazil and Japan, to have played in every edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals since the championship was launched in China in 1991.

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