Super Falcons paired against USA, Australia and Sweden in Group D

Nigeria drawn in bottom group as underdogs against top ten nations

Nigeria will once again face old rivals at the Canada 2015 FIFA Women World Cup after it was paired with champions USA who are known regulars.

The Super Falcons are drawn at the bottom of Group D which has the likes of Sweden who are no strangers to the African champions, having met at the 2004 Athens Olympic games; a game which the Swedes ran away winners

The Australians may not be familiar to the Nigerians as the two teams rarely having record fo meetings between them.

The Coach Edwin Okon side may be regarded as underdogs in the Group which boasts of three countries amongst the top 10 best football playing nations when it comes to the women’s game

USA is number one (1) in the world, Sweden is five (5) while Australia is rated number 10 in the World with Nigeria occupying the 35 position.

Hosts, Canada are seeded first in Group A which also has China, New Zealand and Netherlands.

The Canada 2015 showpiece kicks off on June 6 to July 5

The Groups:

Group A: Canada, China PR, New Zealand, Netherlands

Group B: Germany, Cote d'Ivoire, Norway, Thailand

Group C: Japan, Switzerland, Cameroon, Ecuador

Group D: United States, Australia, Sweden, Nigeria

Group E: Brazil, Korea Republic, Spain, Costa Rica

Group F: France, England, Colombia, Mexico

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