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AWCON 2022: Oshoala, Super Falcons to know opponents as CAF announces new date for draw

Nigeria are in Pot 1 alongside host nation Morocco and second best-ranked group Cameroon.

Based on a release from CAF, the draw will hold on the Mohamed VI Complex in Rabat, Morocco: the host nation of the match.

The date for the draws beforehand slated for Monday, twenty fifth April, will now hold on Friday, twenty ninth April 2022, at 20:30 GMT.

Nigeria’s senior women’s nationwide team are of twelve nations which have qualified for the showpiece.

Will probably be the primary time that 12 groups: as in comparison with 8 in earlier tournaments will function on the women’s showpiece occasion.

It’ll even be the first time because the 2018 edition that the match will happen as planned after the 2020 occasion was postponed owing to the outbreak of Covid-19.

The AWCON can even be used as a qualification course of for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The top 4 groups on the match automatically book themselves a spot at the World Cup, whereas 2 of the quarter-finalists will head to the inter-continental play-offs.

Qualification meant that the Super Falcons will attend their 14th match, eleven of which they won.

They’ve been positioned in Pot 1 alongside host nation Morocco and second best-ranked group Cameroon.

Nigeria are the three-time defending champions, having won the match in 2014, 2016 and 2018.

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