• Nigeria became the first African nation to have featured in the FIFA Women’s World Cup
    knockout stage on three occasions.
  • Nigeria are the first African team to have contested a penalty shoot-out at the finals.
  • TheSuper Falcons recorded a clean sheet in three of their four matches at the FIFA Women’s
    World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023. They had only registered three shutouts in 26 FIFA
    Women’s World Cup matches prior to this tournament.
  • There have now been 1,055 goals scored in the history of the competition and 138 goals at the
    2023 edition.
  • England have now reached the quarter-finals in each of their six FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • England had scored in a record 16 successive FIFA Women’s World Cup matches prior to this
  • England have now beaten African opposition at the round-of-16 stage in consecutive editions
    of the tournament (W 3-0 v. Cameroon in 2019).
  • This was England defender Lucy Bronze’s 17th FIFA Women’s World Cup outing, moving her
    into joint-second place on the country’s all-time appearance list at the finals, alongside Karen
    Only Jill Scott (21) has played more matches for the nation in the competition.
  • This was theLionesses’ first penalty shoot-out victory in FIFA Women’s World Cup history.
  • Their only previous shoot-out was a 4-3 quarter-final defeat to France at the 2011 edition of the

England have kept seven clean sheets in their last ten FIFA Women’s World Cup matches.

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