Norway comes into the encounter with the mindset that they should be able to steamroll the African champions.
They have some genuine ability in their squad with any semblance of Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala yet as a team they might need and that could see them fall short of where they want to be.
The win makes things quite snug in Group A, although there's only been one round of fixtures the group already looks like it will be divided into the top two seeds against each other as well as the bottom two. The second game will be better than the first, we've learned so much from this first game and we'll come back. "We were just together for about two weeks prior to the tournament and it was pretty hard".
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Nigeria's Onome Ebi appeared in her fifth World Cup tournament (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019) - only Japan's Homare Sawa and Brazil's Formiga have ever appeared in more different tournaments (six each).
"I want Nigerians to keep supporting us and believe in us". We don't want to be just participants. So we have moved on from the past and we are living in the present.
In 105 games with her French professional team, Hegerberg has been electric as she has scored 130 goals since 2014 and became the first women's player to win the Ballon d'Or Feminin (the best women's football player of the year award by French Football) in 2018.
The striker, who shot Lyon to Champions League glory, pulled out of the squad citing negative experiences while on worldwide duty.
Having been considered contenders for the title at the start of the tournament, the two-time former champions lost all three of their group games without scoring a goal.