Onome Ebi expressed confidence that the Super Falcons will secure victory against Olympic champions Canada in Saturday’s international friendly in Vancouver.
The reigning African champions will take on Canada in the first of two international friendly games which will be played on Saturday, 9th April, at 3:30am Nigerian time.
Both teams will meet again on Tuesday, 12th April, 3:30am Nigerian in Victoria for the second leg of the friendly.
The games are part of preparations for the Falcons ahead of this year’s women’s AFCON in Morocco in July.
And in a short video published on thr Super Falcons Twitter handle, Ebi said:”Like we all know today’s going to be a very tough game. African champions playing against Olympic champions.
“I believe you guys will stay tuned to your TVs, your laptops or your phones to watch the game because the game is going to be tough and strong and I believe and trust my girls that we are going to go all out to make sure today is our day.”
This will be the fourth meeting between the Falcons and Canada, since their first encounter in the group stage of the 1995 women’s World Cup which ended 3-3.
At the 2011 women’s World Cup in 2011 the Falcons edged Canada 1-0 thanks to a late goal by Perpetual Nkwocha.
And their last meeting in a friendly in 2019, the Canadians won 2-1.Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.