Super Falcons arrive in Ghana for AWCON

Nigeria’s Women National Team, the Super Falcons have arrived in Accra for the 11th Africa Women Cup of Nations.

The team flew into Accra on Wednesday on their way to Cape Coast where teams in Group B will be domiciled.

The Falcons had been at Sol Beni Sports Center for the last eight days where they had camped for the AWCON.

At Cape Coast, the Falcons will play against South Africa’s Banyana Banyana, in the opening game on Sunday.

A team of 21 players and 12 officials arrived in Cape Coast. Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Ms Aisha Falode will join the team on Friday.

Winners of the competition in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2016, the Falcons are looking for a ninth title, alongside a ticket to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France.

The top three finishers in Ghana will fly Africa’s flag in France next year summer.

Coach Thomas Dennerby is confident the Cup holders will be in the final match scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium on 1st December.

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