Nigeria’s national women team, the Super Falcons, now have their work cut out having literally been placed in the “Group of Death” at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup billed to take place in Canada from June 6-July 5, 2015.
The African Champions in Group D are placed alongside former champions United States, Sweden and Australia.
The Nigerian women team are far behind in rankings put side by side by their group foes.
The reigning Africa Champions whose best outing at the female Mundial was in 1999 in the United States, will be starting their campaign against Sweden who are one of the best female football playing nations in the World.
Cameroon one of the other African team sat the World Cup are in Group C where they will slug it out against defending Champions Japan, Switzerland and Ecuador.
Debutants Ivory Coast who are Africa’s third flag bearers are in Group B with Norway, Germany and Thailand.
Incidentally, the Ivorians are the least ranked amongst the 24 teams that will be on parade in next year’s Women’s World Cup to be played across six Canadian cities