–Backs n ladies to rule Africa again
Erstwhile Super Falcons coach, Paul Hamilton has tipped Nigeria to win this year’s African Women’s Championship in Namibia.
The Six-time African Champions defeated host Namibia 2-0 to qualify for the semi finals of the competition, after recording an unbeaten record in the group.
Hamilton opined that the coach Edwin Okon led team have all the requirements to lift the trophy after their impressive display from the start of the tournament.
“No doubt, the Falcons are the clear favourites to lift the trophy in Namibia” begins Hamilton.
“The girls have all the quality to return to the summit on the continent.
He however hailed the hard fighting display of the Namibians who exited the competition as warriors.
“They always knew it would not be easy playing against the African women football power house but it was a good showing from the Gladiators as they didnt conceed more from the free scoring Nigerian team.”
The top three teams from this championship will represent Africa at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.