The Canadian women’s soccer team celebrated their Olympic championship with a 2-0 victory over Super Falcons of Nigeria in an international friendly fixture played in the early hours of Saturday, April 9, 2022.
Super Falcons gave their best but,it was not good enough against Olympic champions Canada.
The reigning African champions faced an uphill task to defeat Canada the number six ranked team in women’s football.
Canada are also the reigning Olympic women’s football champions following their triumph against Sweden in Tokyo 2020.
The two sides will meet again for the second game in the B.C. leg of the celebration tour on Monday in Langford, B.C.
Saturday marked the first time the Canadian and Nigerian women’s teams play against each other since April 2019 when Canada took a 2-1 victory in a friendly game in Spain.