Falcons Face Eaglets In Test Match

The Super Falcons will square up against the Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in a test match on Friday morning in preparation for the double header against Cameroon and Rwanda.
The friendly will be played at the FIFA Goal Project Pitch, Abuja by 7:30 am according to Falcons head coach Edwin Okon.
“We decided to organise this friendly so that some of these girls will be serious. The friendly is a wake up call that here is not where you will come relax, sleep, eat, get up and jump to training and then come back to camp”.
“We are not thinking of the goals, we just want to see what we will do against the boys, because as we all know the boys are faster than the girls, we want to see how they can match up with the tempo of these U-17 boys”.
“Even if we play 30 or 40 minutes in each half, the friendly will be all encompassing because we will use it to train, screen and watch their pace”, he said.
Meanwhile, some of the invited players will not be available as a result of not being in the country and also on personal reasons.
Team co-ordinator Henrietta Ukaigwe said; “Rivers Angels attacker, Stella Mbachu has asked to be excused, goal keeper Dikachi Uzor and attacker Tawa Ishola are in Qatar at the moment while defender Osinachi Ohale has been given special permission by the coach to join the team this weekend because she went for trials in the United States”.
However, all other players are in camp except Adejoke Ejalonibu and Miracle Ozubbu who have not communicated with the officials in camp.

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