World Cup : Without The Championship We’re Not Coming Back If – Player

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

With less than a month to the FIFA women’s World Cup tournament, a Super Falcons star player is optimistic of a successful outing.

The Super Falcons will depart Nigeria for Australia on Sunday for a 15-day camping ahead of the World Cup. And ahead of their departure, the team was treated to a dinner by the Australian ambassador to Nigeria on Saturday.

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During the camping session, is expected to hold pre-season friendly and test matches. Because, it will help the players get acclimatized to the new country and weather.

Sadly, the Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum, accused the NFF of lack of support for the women’s national team. Also, he accused the team of being responsible for the retrogressive growth witnessed in the Super Falcons. And his outburst generated a lot of controversial statements from Pundits, journalists and football executives.

However, the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, through its Director of communications Ademola Olajire, responded to the accusations by the American.

According to Olajire, the NFF is bent of providing any type of support to ensure the growth of the national teams. He also, called out the tactician for snubbing midfielder Ngozi Okobi, despite knowing her contributions to the team.

And when the fans think the apportioning of blames between the NFF and coach Randy will affect the team’s outing at the world cup, Super Falcons midfielder is saying otherwise.

Super Falcon promise to win the world cup

“Yes I am aware of the altercation. And I can tell you, it doesn’t get to the player’s spirit” she said when asked about the mood of the girls after the outburst.

“The coach(Randy) is doing his job, likewise the NFF. But we’re all humans, we tend to misunderstand ourselves sometimes. But our spirit is very high; and that’s an assurance.”

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She also added that the team is committed and have worked towards winning the FIFA world cup, and becoming the world champions.

“Quote me anywhere, we are winning the cup. And when we don’t win it, Nigerians should not expect us back. That’s the promise we have in our hearts.”

Nigeria is in the same group with Canada, Republic of Ireland and host nation, Australia.

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