Friday, 29 May 2015

FIFA WOMEN'S WORLDCUP BEGINS SOON- NIGERIA IN A CHALLENGING GROUP

The FIFA Women's World Cup begins on the 6th of June, 2015 and ends on the 5th of July, 2015. The host country this time is Canada and Nigeria has already gone to play them in a Friendly match before the competition begins. Nigeria and Cameroon qualified for the competition as the top two finishers at the CAF African Women Championship and Côte d'Ivoire which gave them the opportunity of being the only African nations to enter the competition this year.

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The present holder of the  Fifa women's world cup is Japan and they are also in the competition this time. Here are some facts of the Fifa women's world cup:
> In 2011, hosts Germany had the highest ever number of stadiums to host the FIFA Women's World Cup with nine  venues hosting the 16 teams.
> Eleven own goals have been scored at the FIFA Women's World Cup during the first six editions of the tournament.
> At the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999, refereeing history was made as for the first time the pool of referees was entirely made up of women.
> The 500th goal at the FIFA Women's World Cup was scored by Ragnhild Gulbrandsen during Norway's 7-3 victory against Ghana in a match on 20 September, 2007 in Hangzhou, China PR.
> Over 3.5million spspectators have attended FIFA Women's World Cup matches at an average of almost 25,000 fans per game. Read ahead...




Below are the Groups and teams in the tournament. Nigeria is in a challenging group but am sure they will scale through.

GROUP A
Canada
China PR
New Zealand
Netherlands

GROUP B
Germany
Cote d'Ivoire
Norway
Thailand

GROUP C
Japan
Switzerland
Cameroon
Ecuador

GROUP D
USA
Australia
Sweden
Nigeria

GROUP E
Brazil
Korea Republic
Spain
Costa Rica

GROUP F
France
England
Colombia
Mexico.

We will be bringing more facts and news on the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015. Thanks for reading...
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