The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has conveyed its satisfaction with the remarkable positive spirit and winning mentality displayed by the senior women national team, Super Falcons, as they have secured victories in their last three international matches. The NFF acknowledges the team’s progress under the leadership of head coach Randy Waldrum and is optimistic about their prospects in the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand this summer.
“The Board expressed satisfaction with the new positive spirit and winning mentality in the camp of the senior women national team, Super Falcons, which has seen the team win its last three international matches,” NFF statement read.
In a message to Coach Waldrum, the NFF emphasized the significance of the bigger picture, which is the historic FIFA Women’s World Cup competition, and urged the technical crew to redouble their efforts in instilling confidence in the players. The NFF believes that the Super Falcons have the potential to compete with the best teams in the world, and the Board expressed its commitment to providing all necessary support to prepare the team for the challenge ahead.
“With the bigger picture of the biggest-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup competition coming up in Australia and New Zealand this summer in mind, the Board admonished the technical crew to work even harder to give confidence to the players.”
To further prepare the Super Falcons for the prestigious tournament, the NFF has announced plans for additional preparations, including a grade A friendly match in Europe and a two-week camping in Australia before the kick-off of the tournament on 20 July. The NFF is determined to leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the team is well-prepared and equipped to represent Nigeria with pride on the global stage.
“They can indeed stand their own against the world’s best. Board stated that it will do even more to prepare the team for the big challenge with another grade A friendly match in Europe and a two-week camping in Australia before the kick-off of the tournament on 20 July.”
With the NFF’s commendation and high expectations, Coach Waldrum and the Super Falcons are poised to make their mark in the FIFA Women’s World Cup and strive to achieve success in one of the most prestigious women’s football tournaments in the world.