2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Time and Where To Watch Nigeria vs Canada

When Nigeria Women and Canada Women square off at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on Friday, July 21 their respective 2023 Women's World Cup campaigns will get underway.

While Canada has participated in every World Cup final since missing the 1991 event, the have attended all nine editions of the tournamnent.

The outcome of this match will probably determine Nigeria's prospects of qualifying from Group B, however, they could be a viable outside candidate.

Key players for Super Falcons and Canada

Chiamaka Nnadozie of Paris FC is likely to start in goal for Nigeria, and she may be protected by Oluwatosin Demehin and Onome Ebi in central defense tandem.

Ashleigh Plumptre, who recently departed Leicester City, is also a candidate to help bolster the Super Falcons' defense.

Asisat Oshoala hopes to bring her club form into the World Cup after scoring 27 goals in all competitions for Barcelona last season.

In terms of the Canadian defense, Kadiesha Buchanan and Vanessa Gilles are expected to play together in the middle, with Ashley Lawrence and Allysha Chapman serving as the two fullbacks.

With 190 goals, Christine Sinclair holds the record for most goals scored in men's or women's international football history.

The seasoned striker will be looking to increase her tally against Nigeria.

Super Falcons vs Canada overview

The Super Falcons have been charged by Nigeria's First Lady, Remi Tinubu, to win the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

It looks like a fascinating matchup between Nigeria and Canada.

On the international scene, both teams have demonstrated their skill and expertise, and this encounter is expected to be no different.

We can expect a tactical duel that will highlight the best of women's soccer as football enthusiasts.

This is a game you won't want to miss, whether you support Canada or Nigeria.

Time and where to watch Super Falcons of Nigeria vs Canada

The opening match of the 2023 Women's World Cup group stage will take place early on Friday, July 21, between Canada and Nigeria.

The Group A game will take place at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in Australia.

The game will kick off at 3:30 AM Early in the morning Nigerian time. The game will be available on Supersport, Afrosport, and Blend TV.

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