Cyprus Cup: Super Falcons To Face Austria, Belgium
The group opponents of the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the 2019 edition of the Cyprus Cup – an invitational tournament has been revealed.
The reigning African champions will face Belgium, Austria and Slovakia in Group C of the Cyprus Cup invitational tournament.
The Cyprus Cup is part of the plans put in place to help the Super Falcons prepare ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
The Nigerian Ladies are drawn against hosts France, Norway and Korea Republic in Group A for the World Cup.
Thomas Dennerby's charges are third most ranked team (39th) in the world in the group according to the last FIFA women’s ranking.
Super Falcons opponents in the Cyprus Cup, Austria, are ranked 23rd in the world, Belgium 25th, while Slovakia are ranked 45th.
Czech Republic, Korea DPR, Finland and the Banyana Banyana of South Africa are in Group A of the Cyprus Cup.
Hungary, Mexico, Italy and Thailand are the four teams in Group B.
The tournament will be played between February 25 and March 7 2019.
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