NFF President Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that winning the AFCON to be hosted by Egypt is one of the priorities of the federation, while also stressing that the Super Falcons will get adequate preparation before they depart for the Women’s world cup in France.
The Confederation of African Football 1st vice president said the country will fight to win every tournament she fractured this year but emphasized that the wait for the fourth AFCON title is long overdue.
“There are so many competitions this year and we intend to, as usual, put our best foot forward in each and every one of them. The target always is to emerge victorious.
However, the very big one that we do not want to miss is the AFCON title. We have won it three times but we want it for a fourth time so that we can close the gap with the likes of Egypt and Cameroon.
The former Delta State FA boss added that the federation will work with the technical crew of all the nation teams to make sure that success is achieved at the end of the year.
“The NFF will work with the technical crew to achieve an excellent preparation of the Super Eagles for the tournament. Everything legitimate would be done to ensure the Super Eagles triumph in Egypt.
“The NFF will equally give the Super Falcons all the support to perform excellently at the World Cup.”
2019 is a busy year for the country as most of her will featured at various tournaments.