Super Falcons Train In Praia Ahead Of Cape Verde Cracker

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Super Falcons arrive Praia ahead of its Women’s African Cup Of Nations (WAFCON) qualifier clash against Cape Verde reports.

Super Falcons will play against Cape Verde on Tuesday 5 December, as they hope to clinch a ticket for the 2024 Women’s African Cup Of Nations (WAFCON) tournament in Morocco.

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Super Falcons arrive Praia ahead of Cape Verde clash

Super Falcons aim high in Praia

The nine-time African champions arrived Praia last weekend, and has since settled down and also had their first training.

Cape Verde will hope to frustrate Nigeria’s Super Falcons after suffering a 5-0 defeat in Abuja last weekend. A brace from lethal forward Uchenna Kanu, Esther Okoronkwo ensure Nigeria were victorious in Abuja.

The West African giants according to a source in the Justin Madugu’s backroom staff is in Praia for a win.

“It’s almost over for Cape Verde as I know they cannot overturn the defeat in Abuja here in Praia. Nevertheless, it’s football and anything can happen; and yes we know that,” he told NPFLUpdates.

Super Falcons defeat Ethiopia to stand a chance of qualifying for the 2024 Olympics.
Rasheedat Ajibade in action against Ethiopia.

“But we also have a tactic we practiced, which I know we’ll use to defeat them even better here in front of their home fans,” he concluded saying.

Wisdom Ubani talks about his intentions for the Super Eagles

In another story, a former Flying Eagles forward Wisdom Ubani has said he’s not ready to play for the Super Eagles yet.

According to the 20-year-old forward who plays his club football in Croatia, Super Eagles players always come under pressure playing for Nigeria. Hence, he’s not fully prepared to accommodate the pressure from both fans and supporters.

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“I’m not ready for the Super Eagles yet. There’s immense pressure at the Golden Eaglets’ level, let alone at the senior national team. I need to be fully prepared for that,” he said.

Wisdom Ubani talks about the NPFL, managers and players for the AFCON.

“When I eventually play for the Super Eagles, I want to make an impact. I dream of Nigeria reaching the semi-finals of a World Cup tournament.”

While reflecting on his journey to Europe, Ubani revealed he almost signed for Belgian professional football club, R.S.C Anderlecht, but the deal did not go through.

“After the U-17 World Cup, I had a trial with Anderlecht, but the club could not reach an agreement with my agent. It was a difficult moment. I then joined NK Lokomotiva.”

According to Ubani, his proudest moment in Nigerian colours was his game against Hungary.

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“The Hungary game where we won 4-2 was special; I scored in that match. At the AFCON, it was scoring a direct free-kick against Tanzania to make it 4-4.”

And Dldiscussing the crucial free-kick, Ubani said, “I was confident I could score. I asked my teammates to let me take it and that I will score it. When it went in, they were all surprised.”

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