Paris 24: Super Falcons Players To Be Smuggled Into Olympics Squad Revealed

Super Falcons reach final of 2024 Olympics qualifier

The Super Falcons squad list for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Paris is expected to be out anytime soon; reports.

The 9-time African champions will come against Brazil, Japan and Spain in the 12-nation tournament.

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And while the likes of Japan has managed to release their squad size, the Super Falcons is still battling with players collation.

Super Falcons progress to the next round of WAFCON qualifier, NFF makes announcement
Super Falcons training in Turkey

According to a report by the PUNCH Nigeria, CSKA Moscow winger Francesca Ordega is being imposed on coach Randy Waldrum.

According to the report, Ordega was imposed on Waldrum for the 2023 FIFA women’s world cup tournament held in Australia and New Zealand.

And this move which was alleged to be orchestrated by some top unnamed officials at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF); is not going down well with some younger players in the team who think they deserved some game time.

Some Super Falcons players seek inclusion in Olympics squad

“A certain madam from the competitions department and another top official on the technical department are trying to impose Ordega on the list for the Olympics. A section of the players are not happy because this same player was imposed on the team at last year’s Women’s World Cup.

Francesca Ordega

“They’ve been breathing down Waldrum’s neck trying to force the man to include Ordega,” PUNCH reported.

“Two officials, a male and female, are insisting that she be named in the squad for the trip to Paris.”

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Similarly, speculations spreading in the Nigeria media space also alleges that former Naija Ratels defender, and Super Falcons Captain Onome Ebi is expected back in the squad.

Ebi tackle Irish player at the 2023 FIFA women’s world cup tournament in Australia and New Zealand.

The Nigeria Football Federation NFF, is yet to make any clarification as it concerns the speculations surrounding the national team’s squad list and size.

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