2016 AWCON: NFF Optimistic Super Falcons Will Retain Title

2016 AWCON: NFF Optimistic Super Falcons Will Retain Title


By Richard Jideaka, Abuja:

Super Falcons are geared towards retaining the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) they won two years ago in Namibia, General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed has said, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.‎

Speaking on the chances of the Nigerian senior women soccer team, the Super Falcons at the 10th edition of AWCON billed for Cameroon next month, Dr Sanusi said that the NFF was giving the team all they needed to conquer Africa again

"I am confident that the Super Falcons will go to Cameroon next month to retain the cup they won, for the 7th time in 2014 in Namibia because we have what it takes to beat other teams. The only thing in the minds of the girls now is how to win the trophy for the eight time " Sanusi told Completesportsnigeria.com in Abuja yesterday ‎

"As you can see, the Falcons are already in camp preparing for AWCON in Cameroon and we are giving them the maximum support needed to do well and retain the trophy. We are planning quality friendly matches for the team before they depart for the championship . I cannot be specific about the teams to play against but it could be in Nigeria or abroad," Sanusi stated

The federation scribe also assured that Falconets who are billed to depart for Papua New Guinea this weekend will not disappoint as they have trained to a point of pain and are ready to do the nation proud by going far in the FIFA Women Under-20 World Cup.

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