The Super Falcons of Nigeria will begin their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup adventure today (Saturday) when they take on their Norwegian counterparts in the French City of Reims.
The team’s first choice goalkeeper, Tochukwu Oluehi has highlighted the teams strength going into the tournament and added that African Champions are ready to fly the flag of father’s land very high.
Speaking on why the Super Falcons will be difficult to beat in the tournament, Oluehi said, Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has tweak the team’s set up, meaning that the team can adapt to different formations which can caught the oppositions off guard.
“for me its the formation before now everyone believe or aware that our formation is 4-4-2, but now its 3-5-2 more so the aggressiveness of the players.“ She started.
The super falcons are in Group A with host country France , Norway and Korea Republic, Oluehi admits its a difficult Group, but believes the Falcons are ready to slug it out with the teams.
“Yes the group is a difficult one but there is no team that is not beatable “,
“For me yes Super Falcons are very ready to surprise the world by qualifying to the next stage of the tournament because the level of hard work and good preparation for us i believe will sure see us going to the next round.“
The 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations champion, however assured Nigerians that the Super Falcons will make the Country proud against the Norwegians tonight.
“Yes a lot of Nigerians are waiting for the match, we are promising them that we are going out there to give our best and make Nigerians proud and also we need their prayers and support.“ She said.
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