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2023 WWC: Nigeria draw with Ireland, reach last 16

Nigeria advanced to the Women's World Cup knockout stages for the third time in their history after a 0-0 draw with Ireland in their final Group B match on Monday, with the African side finishing second in the group behind hosts Australia. Nigeria started the game top of the standings and only needed to avoid defeat to reach the last 16,

2023 WWC: Zambia sign out with first goal and victory

Debutantes Zambia claimed their first ever victory at the Women's World Cup with a 3-1 win over Costa Rica at Waikato Stadium on Monday, although both teams were already out of contention for the knockout stage. Zambia, whose first two games ended in 5-0 hammerings, finished third in Group C, with Japan top after their 4-0 thrashing of Spain.