The Super Falcons of Nigeria will begin their preparation for the France 2019 Women’s World Cup with the Cyprus Women’s Cup in February next year.
The Cyprus Women’s Cup is an invitational football tournament for female national teams around the world. This development comes on the back of the promise made by the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick that he will ensure the girls get adequate preparation ahead of the World Cup in France next year to enable them compete with their peers on the global stage.
2019 edition of Cyprus Woman's Cup is on! 25 February – 7 March 2019. Follow all updates here. pic.twitter.com/syRGQTq9j6
— Cyprus Women's Cup (@cypruswomenscup) December 18, 2018
The tournament is billed for February 25th – March 7th next year. Four of the twelve teams confirmed for the tournament will be competing at the World Cup finals in France. They include: South Africa, Nigeria, Italy and Thailand.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn in group C of the invitational tournament alongside Belgium, Slovakia and Austria as the African champions try to have a feel of what awaits them at the World Cup finals next year June.