Super Falcons will get quality preparation for Women’s World Cup, Akinwunmi assures

By Daily Sports on November 30, 2018

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Seyi Akinwunmi says the Super Falcons will be given quality preparations for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France by the Nigeria Football Federation.

The Super Falcons forced a goalless draw after 120 minutes before defeating Cameroon 4-2 on penalties in the semi-final of the ongoing Africa Women’s Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

And the Lagos FA boss has hailed Thomas Dennerby’s side for the hard-fought win over the central Africans to secure an automatic qualification ticket to the next year’s World Cup. He has further urged the Super Falcons to go all out to avenge their group stage loss to South Africa when both sides meet in the final on Saturday, December 1.

“I feel elated, and I am sure that my colleagues on the Board of the NFF will feel the same way anywhere they are present,” Akinwunmi told media. 

“The NFF has always had confidence in the Super Falcons and we are happy we got this World Cup ticket. It was not easy and it could not have been easy, as that was a semi-final match (against Cameroon).

“The Cameroonians were the hosts in 2016 when we beat them in front of a capacity crowd to retain the trophy, so they came with every ounce of strength and tactical knowledge to try and gain revenge. But champions would always be champions and we overpowered them.

“The FIFA World Cup is the FIFA World Cup, and we must put in place a proper and comprehensive preparatory programme for the Super Falcons. We must utilize all the available FIFA windows for the team to play friendlies.

“After the final match on Saturday, the NFF will ask Coach Thomas Dennerby to submit his program and we will take it from there.” (Goal)

•Photo shows Seyi Akinwunmi 

Source Daily Sports

Posted November 30, 2018


 

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