Former Super Eagles winger, Tijani Babangida, is confident that Canada will have a tough time overcoming the Super Falcons in the opening game of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. With the Super Falcons having attended all nine World Cup finals and Canada appearing in every tournament since 1991, this promises to be an exciting match-up.
In their previous meeting in April 2022, Nigeria and Canada played out a thrilling 2-2 draw. Babangida believes that the Super Falcons, with their composed and compact playing style, will start their campaign on a high note.
While acknowledging Canada as a quality team, Babangida highlights the Super Falcons’ advantage of having players who compete in top European clubs. This exposure has prepared them to face top-quality opponents regularly, giving them the edge over their Canadian counterparts.
Babangida emphasizes that the Super Falcons have the potential to secure victory if they approach the game with determination and focus. The team’s strength, combined with their technical abilities and tactical awareness, should make them a formidable opponent for Canada.
In conclusion, Babangida warns Canada that the Super Falcons will be a tough team to beat in the opening game of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. With their experienced squad and strong performances in previous tournaments, Nigeria’s national women’s team is ready to showcase their skills and make a statement on the world stage.
(This article is based on the exclusive interview with Tijani Babangida published on Sporty9ja.)