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Nigeria's pre-Women's World Cup friendlies for Spain camp confirmed

9:46 PM MYT 02/04/2019
Nigeria Women, Super Falcons
The Super Falcons resume their France 2019 preparations this week and will face an Icelandic club and Kenneth Heiner-Moller's side

Nigeria women's team will confront Iceland's club side UMF Selfoss and Canada in their pre-Women's World Cup friendlies in Spain

Before now, the Super Falcons have played six games so far in 2019 after the tours of China and Cyprus in preparations for their eighth campaign at the global showpiece.

Thomas Dennerby's team are expected to feature alongside four other World Cup campaigners - Brazil, Scotland, Canada and Chile in the Pinatar Arena's women's football festival from April 1-10.

The African giants, who recently moved up one place to 38th in the lastest's Fifa women's world rankings for March, will start their training camp in Spain on Tuesday, April 2.

On Friday, April 5, they take on Selfoss, who ended as sixth on the Úrvalsdeild women long last season at the Pinatar Arena.
Three days later, they will face Canada after Kenneth Heiner-Moller's side showdown with France-bound England in Manchester on Friday.

Nigeria will trade tackles with hosts France, Norway and South Korea in Group A and begins their bid for glory against the Norwegians in Reims on June 8.