Nigeria and Canada tied 0-0.

Nigeria and Canada failed to open the scoring in the corresponding Match of Date 1 of Group B, played on Thursday at AAMI Park.

Canadian midfielder Christine Sinclair missed a chance to open the scoring and take the lead by missing a penalty kick in the 49th minute of the second half.

The meeting figure was Chiamaka Nnadozie. The Nigerian goalkeeper put in an impressive performance against Canada as he saved 4 shots.

On the other hand, Jayde Riviere was key. The defender from Canada was significant as he made 3 dangerous clearances.

It was a game with many bugs and many interruptions. There were 3 cautions: Nima Demihin, Ashley Lawrence and Evelyn Fiennes. Deborah Abiodun was sent off for a straight red card in the 97th minute of the second half.

Nigeria coach Randy Waldrum arranged a 4-5-1 formation on the field with Kiamaka Nadozi in goal. Defensively, Michel Alouzi, Blessing Demihin, Ashley Plumptree and Osinaki Oil; Kristi Oshibe, Deborah Abiodun, Ifeoma Onomono, Antiunette Payne and Francisco Ordega at centre; And Oshoala’s weasels in attack.

For their part, those led by Biff Priestman have planted themselves with a 4-5-1 strategy with Kailen Sheridan under all three sticks; Ashley Lawrence, Kadisha Buchanan, Vanessa Giles and Jade Riviere on defence; Quinn, Julia Grosso, Jordyn Hettema, Kristen Sinclair and Dean Rose at half court; And Adriana Lyon up front.

The referee appointed for the match was Lina Litovara.

Nigeria visits Australia the next day, while Canada will host Ireland at Perth Oval.

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