Super Falcons stars, Rasheedat Ajibade, Ohale Osinachi, Christy Ucheibe and other team members are in camp as the team prepares for their matchup against Japan at the Noevir Stadium, Kobe.
Naija News understands that the Super Falcons left Nigeria last Friday and arrived in a Japanese town, Kobe. The Super Falcons on their verified Twitter page noted that two of their superstars, Rasheedat Ajibade, and Ohale Osinachi have arrived at the falcon’s camp from Spain, in preparation for Thursday’s game against the 2011 world champions. See Video below via @NGSuper_Falcons @NFFTV
Randy Waldrum, who expressed his excitement at the pre-match conference against the Nadeshiko Japan Included Falconets star Esther Onyenezide in his trip to Kobe. The Super Falcons coach, in his interview, expressed his excitement about the game and noted that he has been a long admirer of Japan as a country. Waldrum praised the quality of players in Japan and note the difficulty of the match for his team “I think the one thing that impressed me over the last few years is that they (Japan) maintain the quality of the players that they’ve always had with their technical ability and the skill of the players. But now they’ve even evolved with getting stronger physical players as well. So we know the challenge is going to be difficult, but it will be a great experience for us in terms of preparing for the World Cup.”
The Coach noted that one of his main reason for okay this international friendly match was to level up with the quality and standards of the world cup “So that’s one of the reasons we wanted to come here, because we know the quality of the team here in Japan, and that will certainly prepare us for the things that we need to work on over the next 12 months. As far as the World Cup, our expectations are to make a deep run, to get out of our group and make a deep run in the World Cup. “
he said. At the time this report was put together, 15 players had already arrived at the camp.
List Of Players In Camp In Kobe
*Chiamaka Nnadozie *Nkiruka Obidinma *Glory Ogbonna *Akudo Ogbonna *Jumoke Alani *Deborah Abiodun *Esther Onyenezide *Ashleigh Plumptre *Rasheedat Ajibade *Peace Efih *Osinachi Ohale *Michelle Alozie *Ifeoma Onumonu *Flourish Sabastine *Christy Ucheibe *Amanda Mbadi *Ngozi Okobi *Uche Kanu *Vivian Ikechukwu
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