Super Falcons of Nigeria will today trade tackles with Canadian national women’s team in a high profile international friendly at the BC Place in Vancouver.
The friendly is in honour of Christine Sinclair, who led the Canadian women to an Olympic football gold medal win at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in August 2021.
Today’s encounter will be the fourth time both teams will square off against each other, having meet thrice previously with honours evenly shared after a win, a draw, and a loss.
According to FIFA latest ranking released March 25, 2022, Canada is way up the ladder by occupying the 6th place in the world, while Nigeria’s Super Falcons retained their top spot in Africa moving from the 41st position to 39th at world level.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News