England’s opponents in Monday’s win or go home round of 16 clash Super Falcons have changed base moving from Softiel Hotel which has served as their abode during the group stage matches.
The Randy Waldrum led side have now lodged in Marriott Hotel in Brisbane ahead of their crucial round of 16 encounter with the Three Lionesses of England.
The second round cracker between the Super Falcons and the Three Lionesses of England will take place on Monday, August 7 at Lang Park in Brisbane. The Onome Ebi captained side did not however fail to give their hosts a pat on the back for what they dubbed impressive hospitality.
The Super Falcons revealed the news on their official Twitter handle.
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“Goodbye Softiel! Our splendid stay came to an end at Softiel Hotel as we moved into our new residence, Marriott Hotel in Brisbane for our crucial #FIFAWWC last 16 tie with Eng,” the Tweet reads
England qualified for the round of 16 after coming first in Group D with nine points after three games. Nigeria qualified as the second placed team in Group B with five points from the three group games.
The Super Falcons best ever result was the USA 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup where they reached the quarter-final stage. They were defeated 4-3 by Brazil in the quarter-final at the Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in Landover.
The Super Falcons have qualified for every edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup since its inaugural tournament in China 1991, with Nigeria registring 1999 edition as the best so far making it to the quarterfinals.