Former Nigeria international, Peter Osaze Odemwingie is confident that the Super falcon can go all the way to win 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. sportswak.com reports.
The African champions secured a record nine continental title at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana and are drawn against France, Norway and South Korea in Group A at the Mundial.
Odemwingie who spoke to newsmen opined that the Super falcon’s stand a chance against tough opponents at the world cup if can play quality friendlies that will further expose where the team needs to improve on.
“The Super Falcons needs to play quality friendly matches that will further expose the team on the areas they need to improve before the commencement of the women’s world cup” he said.
According to the FIFA legend “No doubt they have are a good team and they have great record, they are in though good with Norway, South Korea and France are good team, as we know football is a game of inspiration and moments, no doubt Nigeria has good talents, so we stand a chance at the women’s World Cup” he added.
However, the Super Falcons are scheduled to participate in the WAFU B Women’s Tournament in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 8th -18th May, before setting up camp at the Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf in Austria, from where will fly to France for the World Cup.
The Super Falcons will be hoping for a positive start on their eighth appearance against Norway on June 8 in Reims, before facing South Korea in Grenoble on June 12, and later France five days later in Rennes.
The 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals hold 7th June – 7th July 2019.