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Nigeria to feature in Revelations Cup Mexico –

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will play in Mexico’s Apocalypse Cup, a four-nation competition.

The information was released during a press conference in Mexico today (Wednesday), which was also posted on Twitter.

According to organizers, the event will take place from February 15 to February 22, 2023.

The team with the most points at the end of the round robin portion of the game wins.

The Falcons will play hosts Mexico, Costa Rica and Colombia in the game.

Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum, as well as the coaches of the Mexico, Colombia, and Costa Rica women’s national teams attended the press conference.

Waldrum expressed delight at the Falcons meeting top-level opponents as they prepare for this year’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Also read: WWC: Falcons boss Waldrum says our focus is on advancing from group stage

“We’re delighted to have an invitation from @RevCupMexico. As an American, I know Mexico and Costa Rica well, and Colombia is a big rivalry. It’s an honor to play in these games.

“The way football is played around the world gives our players the opportunity to be exposed to another style of football.

“Women’s football has to continue to grow; we need to have more games like this.

“The Mexican Revelation Cup is an opportunity to observe the style of other teams. We can learn from Concacaf and South American teams.

“Fans will have the opportunity to watch national team games they are not used to and that will also help women’s football,” the coach said.

World Cup Group B includes Waldrum’s Falcons, Olympic champions Canada, World Cup hosts Australia and debutant Republic of Ireland.

This year’s competition is scheduled to take place from July 20 to August 20, 2023, and will also feature Costa Rica and Colombia.

The number of participating teams in this World Cup will be expanded from the previous 24 teams to 32. This will be the first Women’s World Cup with multiple host countries.

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