Nigeria will play in the Round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The Super Falcons played out a 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland on Monday to confirm their place.

The closest Randy Waldrum’s ladies came to grabbing a goal was when Uchenna Kanu’s header was pushed onto the bar by Irish goalkeeper, Courtney Brosnan.

Nigeria finishes runners-up in Group B with five points, after winning one game and drawing two.

Australia claimed the top spot thanks to their 4-0 thrashing of Canada.



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