Falcons ready to lift AWCON trophy–Ordega

Falcons ready to lift AWCON trophy--Ordega

Washington Spirit in the USA midfielder Franscisca Ordega has said the Super Falcons are poised to retain the African Women Cup of Nations starting on Saturday, 19th November in Cameroon.

“The goal for us is that we want to retain the Cup in Cameroon. Not just to participate, but to win and return the trophy back home.

“I am impressed with what I have seen since I arrived in camp. You can see every player fighting hard for her spot. Everyone is putting effort into whatever the Coaches instruct us to do, because everyone here knows and understands the importance of the task ahead,” she told

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“We are promising Nigerians that we will give our best in Cameroon to achieve this common goal of ours. And we also need every Nigerian to pray for us to succeed,” she concluded.

All invited players have now arrived at the team’s camp in Abuja, with the arrival on Tuesday of Arsenal Ladies’ ace Asisat Oshoala, captain Evelyn Nwabuoku and France –based Desire Oparanozie, as preparations hit a new gear for the championship taking place 19th November – 3rd December.

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