Canada head coach, Brev Priestman, expressed pride in her team’s performance following their 0-0 draw against the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
Despite being the Olympic champions and considered favorites, Canada faced tough opposition from Randy Waldrum’s spirited Nigerian side.
Both teams had opportunities to secure a victory, but Chiamaka Nnadozie’s remarkable save denied Christine Sinclair from the penalty spot five minutes after the break.
Coach Priestman emphasized that in tournament football, it is not uncommon to have draws, and the team is not overly concerned about the result.
She acknowledged the competitiveness of the Super Falcons and credited them for their strong performance.
Looking ahead, Canada will face debutants Republic of Ireland in their next game on Thursday, July 31. Despite the draw, the team remains focused and determined to continue their campaign with determination and confidence.
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