The Nigeria women’s national team will take on reigning world champions, the United States of America in an invitational tournament in Texas starting fro June.
The four-nation women’s competition, tagged the Summer Series, is scheduled to be held from June 10 to 16 and will also feature European giants Portugal and Caribbean side Jamaica.
The Super Falcons begin with a match against Jamaica on June 10 in Houston, followed by a meeting with Portugal on June 13 also at BBVA Stadium.
The Falcons will travel to Austin to face the US on June 16 in the first-ever football match at the new 25,000 seater Q2 Stadium, the home of new Major League Soccer outfit, Austin FC.
Commenting on the schedule, Nigeria’s head coach Waldrum is excited about the opportunity of facing off with three nations in the build-up to the 2022 Awcon qualifiers.
“The Summer Series is an interesting event and the teams featuring are of very high quality,” said the Trinidad and Tobago manager.
“It is a great prospect for us as we continue to build ahead of the qualifying games for next year’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.”