Twitter erupts as Super Falcons draw Canada in the Women’s World Cup

Twitter erupts as Super Falcons draw Canada in the Women’s World Cup
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In a highly anticipated Group B match in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup between the Super Falcons of Nigeria and Canada, team Nigeria played out a scoreless draw with the Canada national female team.

Canada were meant to rue their missed penalty five minutes into the second half, as the Super Falcons held on to a valuable 0-0 draw to earn their first point of the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, was the hero of the match, saving the penalty from Cristine Sinclair in the 50th minute.

Super Falcons
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As the match unfolded, Twitter exploded with a flurry of reactions from fans, pundits, and enthusiasts sharing their thoughts on the game.

Let’s delve into some of the notable tweets that captured the thrills of this World Cup encounter.

Best Twitter reactions – Super Falcons vs Canada Women's World Cup

A tweet from Sour Super Eagles described the nature of the point earned by the Super Falcons, and going further to mention the goalkeeper as the hero of the match.

In another tweet from Adepoju Tobi Samuel, the journalist reacted with “A point to start the journey, beautiful”.

Another excited Twitter user with the name Man of Letters mentions how the Super Falcons came up clutch against the seventh ranked female team on the planet.

Another reaction from NGSuper_Falcons said “We made a brave start to our ninth campaign on the global stage with a draw against the Olympics champions despite finishing the encounter with 10 players in Melbourne”.

A tweet from IGBO History & Facts praised Chiamaka Nnadozie, the goalkeeper of the Super Falcons. Highlighting the crucial saves Chiamaka made, and the clean sheet she kept.

The Super Falcons will shift their attention to their next game against the host, Australia, which comes up on 27 July.

Australia is ahead in Group B on 3 points having picked up a 1-0 win over Ireland in their first game. Meanwhile  Canada and Nigeria occupy second and third spots respectively.

This article was most recently revised and updated 9 months ago

Joseph is a graduate engineer turned sports writer, he has covered lots of sports stories, match previews and predictions across various leagues on the planet.