2023 WWC: Kanu hails Super Falcons after latest win

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have moved up eight places from 40th to 32nd team in the world according to the latest women’s ranking.
Super Falcons with couch Randy Waldrum

Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo has urged Nigeria’s Super Falcons to keep going at the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament in Australia.

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The former Nigeria international said this while reacting to the Super Falcons’ FIFA World Cup 3-2 win against host nation Australia on Thursday.

According to report goals from Uchenna Kanu, Osinachi Ohale, and Asisat Oshoala ensured the Super Falcons defeated Australia at Suncorp Stadium.

Emily van Egmond and Alanna Kennedy also scored for Australia against Randy Waldrum’s side.

Reacting, Kanu, in a tweet on his Twitter handle, congratulated the Super Falcons.

Congratulations, our super falcons, we keep going,” Kanu tweeted.

The Super Falcons will now face the Republic of Ireland in their last Group B encounter next Monday.

Nigeria best country in the world – Oshoala

Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, has said Nigeria is “the best country in the world,” stressing that she always wants to give her best whenever she is in the national team jersey.

The 28-year-old stated this in a post-match interview after the Super Falcon’s 3-2 victory over World Cup co-hosts, Australia on Thursday.

Asisat Oshoala

Recall that Oshoala came off the bench to score Nigeria’s third goal and in the process made history as the first African player to score at three different editions of the tournament.

She scored her first World Cup goal in Nigeria’s 3-3 draw with Sweden in 2015, and her second in the 2-0 victory over South Korea at the 2019 World Cup in France.

Reacting to the feat, the Barcelona Femení said passion is her driving force.



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