2023 FIFA WWC: ‘We Will Exploit Their Weaknesses — England Coach Plots Super Falcons Fall

England head coach Sarina Wiegman says her team will find a way to defeat Nigeria’s Super Falcons when they clash in the Round of 16 of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The Super Falcons will square up against England for a place in the quarter-finals at the Lang Park, Brisbane on Monday.

The nine-time African champions have exceeded expectations at the tournament after securing qualification from a difficult group that has co-hosts Australia, Olympic champions Canada and Republic of Ireland.

Sarina Wiegman’s side are unbeaten at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, winning all their three group matches.

Wiegman hinted it is important to study the Nigerians and map out a way of stopping them.

“We are going to study how the Nigerian team plays, take out the strengths and exploit their weaknesses,” stated the 53-year-old.

Meanwhile, England forward, Chloe Kelly believes the Lionesses must be at their best for them to defeat the Super Falcons in Monday’s Round of 16 encounter.

The European champions are the outright favourites to win the contest.

Kelly, however, admits that the Super Falcons will be a tough nut to crack.

“We’re looking forward to it,” she told BBC Radio 5 Live.

“A different test again and in world football playing against different opposition is amazing so we’re all looking forward to it.”

The encounter will the fourth-ever meeting between both teams.

The Super Falcons have won twice, while England have recorded one victory.

The match slated for Lang Park, Brisbane will kick off at 8:30 am Nigerian time.

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