Nigeria and the United States meet in Washington DC on Tuesday (today) in the second of the nine-time African champions’ two-match visit to the United States.
Three-time global champions USA defeated the Falcons 4-0 in the two sides’ inaugural meeting on Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Missouri, with Sophia Smith scoring twice and Lindsay Horan and Alex Morgan scoring once each.
Both teams have qualified for next year’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Today’s encounter will take place at the Audi Field in Washington. Audi Field is utilized by National Women’s Soccer League side Washington Spirit and Major League Soccer team, D. C. United and though the USWNT have played 10 times previously in Washington (all at the RFK Stadium), it is their first run-out at the Audi Field.
The game will commence at 11pm Nigerian time (6pm in Washington).
Meanwhile, prior to their clash with USWNT in Kansas City, the Super Falcons took time to have a ‘Meet and Greet’ session with some prominent Nigerians based in the State of Missouri, including Adeola Ajayi (ex-Nigeria basketball team player), Chioma Atanmo (Community Manager, Sporting KC), Olofu Agbaji (ex-Nigeria basketball team player), Tijani Idris (ex-Nigeria basketball team player) and David Ehindero (a US-based Nigerian businessman).
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