England women vs Nigeria: Watch live on TV or stream online

The 2022 European Champions England became one of only three teams to win all of their matches in the group stage. The first two of those were sluggish displays though and were narrowly won 1-0 against the likes of Haiti and Denmark. England eventually turned on the style vs China led by their all-inspiring new leader Lauren James. Now the round of 16 faces them against the dangerous Super Falcons. Nigeria already beat hosts Australia 3-2 to show everyone that they can compete. Draws against Olympic champions Canada and Ireland were enough for 2nd place in their group. The match promises to be exciting. Here is how to watch the Lionesses on TV as they take on the Super Falcons.

England vs Nigeria on TV
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The game at Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane, Australia is scheduled for Monday, August 07th and the kick-off time is 08:30 am GMT. Do you wonder where to watch England women? Here’s all you need to know to enjoy the England women game on TV.

Where to Watch England women vs Nigeria Live

All of England women’s World Cup games will be broadcasted on Freeview all across the UK. BBC and ITV are sharing the rights for showing the 2023 World Cup all across the UK. This is also valid for the rights to show the matches of the Lionesses. So, where to watch England women’s third group game?

Which channel are England women on

The Lionesses clash vs Nigeria will be shown live on BBC One the flagship TV channel of the state-owned BBC Corporation. The BBC network is free to view from all across the UK so there will be no cost for viewers to enjoy the Lionesses.

BBC presenters, pundits and commentators

Gabby Logan is the lead anchor for the 2023 Women’s World Cup coverage on BBC, just as she was during the 2022 Euro Championship. She’s an ex-gymnast turned presenter that has worked on screen since 1996.

Reshmin Chowdhury is also a seasoned presenter that runs the Women’s Football Show on BBC. She has also worked for the likes of Sky Sports, BT Sports, Eurosport, ITV and Discovery+.

Alex Scott played 140 times for England and won 5 titles with Arsenal. She became the first female pundit at a World Cup for the BBC during the 2018 Men’s World Cup. She has been a constant commentator and pundit for the network since.

Ellen White only just retired after helping England to the 2022 Euro title. England women’s highest scorer in history – 52 goals in 113 caps – will now make her first steps as a pundit. She knows most of the Lionesses personally and her insights will be interesting.

Steph Houghton is an active player from Man City. She wasn’t selected for the tournament but with her 170 caps for England, she continues to have the second-most appearances in the Lionesses’ shirt. She will also be making her debut as a pundit.

The large BBC crew has 6 other pundits, among them 2 active coaches – Arsenal women’s new Swedish manager Jonas Eidevall and Lewes women’s head coach Scott Booth.

Where to watch England vs Nigeria women in Nigeria

If you are in Nigeria and want to watch the Nigeria women take on England live on TV here is how to do that.

IRE vs NIG on TV
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AfroSport TV

As is the case with the entire 2023 Women’s World Cup the place to watch Nigeria women’s every match is the free-to-air Nigeria’s national sports channel. The main commentary is only in English though so if you want any other languages you might have to consider a paid cable option.


This pay-per-view cable network is not free. However, this is the only place that provides commentary on the England vs Nigeria women game in the most popular languages that are not English. With Nigeria officially having 525 languages the viewers of DSTV are bound to find live commentary on at least 8-10 of the most common ones

Where to watch England women online – FAQs

Will any UK bookmakers be streaming the match?

In addition to BBC and their main ITVX app the England women’s game will be live-streamed by bookmakers like bet365, William Hill, Ladbrokes, and others.

Which apps will be streaming the match?

Yes, all of the following apps will be showing live England women vs Nigeria – BBCiPLayer App, TSN App, RTE App, Fox Sports App, FIFA+ App, Go TV App, En Vivo, Universo NOW, Peacock App and Telemundo App.

Can you watch The Lionesses directly through websites?

Yes, all of the following websites provide free live streaming of the England women vs Nigeria match –,,, and

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Iskra had a promising, at least she believed so, tennis and volleyball careers as a junior but a series of injuries ended her hopes to become a professional athlete very early.

Instead, she focused all her energy on her other passion, writing. For over a decade, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football, basketball and tennis are the main fields of her expertise.