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FIFA Welcomes Super Falcons To France 2019

The Super Falcons were on Wednesday in Reims, formally welcomed to the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France by the world football governing body, FIFA.

According to the Director of Communications of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, the team officially participated in the welcome ceremony on Wednesday, 5th June, and were also familiarized with the rules of the game by a FIFA official, Sandra Hunt, at their Hotel Mercure Reims Centre Cathedral.

A second session, on anti-doping, was guided by Dr. Rheema Alhosani.

The sessions were conducted after the Super Falcons’ first training session in Reims which lasted 90 minutes.’’

— Ademola Olajire

Tournament host, France, will formally kickoff the 8th edition of the global women’s showcase on Friday, 8th June with a game against Korea Republic at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

Next, Germany will take on China on Saturday, 8th June at the Stade de la Route de Loreint.

Other matches will take place in Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes.

The Super Falcons will begin their campaign against Norway on Saturday, 8th June at the Stade Auguste Delaune in Reims in their first group game.

The Falcons will then face Korea Republic at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble on June 12, before taking on France at the Roazhon Park in Rennes on June 17.

Featured image source: Goal.com

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