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WAFCON: The Falcons are ready to stay at the top of African women’s football, says Ogbonna

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 Super Falcons defender Glory Ogbonna said the team had worked hard to win its 10th Women s African Cup of Nations WAFCON in Morocco to remain the dominant team on the continent However Ogbonna who spoke to the Nigerian News Agency on Friday from the team s base in Casablanca Morocco said they were also aiming to win the World Cup in Australia with their qualification on Thursday She described their 1 0 victory against the Cameroonians as a difficult game and emphasized that they were prepared to face the host team in the semi finals She said it was difficult because the Cameroonians also played to qualify for the World Cup As I said before there is no longer a small team in Africa and moreover the Cameroonians are also one of the biggest teams in Africa We won that game with determination to qualify for the World Cup and also increase our chances of retaining the African Women s trophy that we last won We want to win the trophy for a record tenth time to remain the dominant force in African women s football Beyond Africa we are also looking to win the Women s World Cup she said Ogbonna maintained that while the Falcons respected the host country they were nonetheless losing no sleep over the semifinal matchup with them We are very focused on our next game which by the way is against the host team she Ogbonna said The defender described the support of the Nigerians and their fans as the biggest motivation for the team NewsSourceCredit NAN
WAFCON: The Falcons are ready to stay at the top of African women’s football, says Ogbonna

1 Super Falcons defender Glory Ogbonna said the team had worked hard to win its 10th Women’s African Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco, to remain the dominant team on the continent.

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2 However, Ogbonna, who spoke to the Nigerian News Agency on Friday from the team’s base in Casablanca, Morocco, said they were also aiming to win the World Cup in Australia with their qualification on Thursday.

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3 She described their 1-0 victory against the Cameroonians as a difficult game and emphasized that they were prepared to face the host team in the semi-finals.

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4 She said it was difficult because the Cameroonians also played to qualify for the World Cup.

5 “As I said before, there is no longer a small team in Africa and, moreover, the Cameroonians are also one of the biggest teams in Africa.

6 “We won that game with determination to qualify for the World Cup and also increase our chances of retaining the African Women’s trophy that we last won.

7 “We want to win the trophy for a record tenth time to remain the dominant force in African women’s football.

8 “Beyond Africa, we are also looking to win the Women’s World Cup,” she said.

9 Ogbonna maintained that while the Falcons respected the host country, they were nonetheless losing no sleep over the semifinal matchup with them.

10 “We are very focused on our next game which, by the way, is against the host team,” she Ogbonna said.

11 The defender described the support of the Nigerians and their fans as the biggest motivation for the team.

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13 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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