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2022 AWCON Qualifier: Ghana’s Test Will Be Tough For Super Falcons – Waldrum

2022 AWCON Qualifier: Ghana’s Test Will Be Tough For Super Falcons – Waldrum

Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum has revealed that the team will face a difficult test against the Black Queens of Ghana in the first round of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers.

Nigeria are currently the top-ranked women’s side in Africa according to Fifa with Ghana at number four.

They have won the championship a record 11 times, while Ghana has taken the silver medal three times

If the Falcons are successful in their encounter against the Black Queens of Ghana, the Randy Waldrum girls will face the winner between Niger and Ivory Coast to qualify for the tournament proper.

Speaking with Sportnews Africa, Waldrum stated that the team are ready to face the tough challenge against Ghana.

He said that the Super Falcons will do everything to ensure that they overcome their West African neighbour.

“I think you always embrace the challenge. Obviously, this is a difficult draw, we have a lot of respect for Ghana, and we know the strength and power of that team.

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“I know several of the results over the years against Ghana and I understand, as I mentioned earlier, the strength of this team, so we have a lot of respect for them.

“I think right now, the focus is more on preparing our team properly, and as we get closer then we will start to prepare a little bit more for Ghana.”

 

By Augustine Akhilomen

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 3
  • osaretin 1 month ago

    Is Caf not shooting themselves on the leg by regionalizing qualifications and most times pitching west African teams that are the power houses in African football against each other. Pinnick and co West African Football federation president should tell caf the implications that what west African teams have done over the years at Fifa organised tournaments have given African teams more slots in variouse cadres of Fifa organised tournaments and that this trend will definitely undo this hard work because of CAF myopisim

     
    • Bobby 1 month ago

      It favor South Africans because we want more south teams to represent Africa.

       
  • Pee Pee 1 month ago

    What was CAF thinking!
    So only one out of Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast will play in African Women cup of Nations Morocco 2022 which doubles as world cup qualifying tournament!
    I still don’t understand the rationale behind scheming their best women teams out of the world cup because on a good day, both 3 teams can easily qualify from Africa.
    I pray the Super Falcons doesn’t fall victim just as they were knocked out of Olympics qualification by Ivory Coast.