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Women World Cup: Falcons restless over inactivity

By Ben Efe

Players of the national women team, the Super Falcons are getting restless as the Nigeria Football Federation is yet to give them the green light to kick start their preparations for the FIFA Women World Cup billed for June in Canada.

This is just as their major opponents in Group D of the tournament have stepped up their training. The USA have been in camp, working out strategy and playing friendly games.

“It is worrisome that we have not started our preparation is yet to commences,” said Falcons captain Evelyn Nwanbuoko during a chat.

Super Falcons at their training for Nation's Cup in Abuja on Tuesday
Super Falcons

She added that her teammates were getting restless as they were determined to make an impressive outing at the World Cup.

However, chairperson of the NFF women committee Dilichukwu Onyedinma attributed the delay to the forth coming general elections.

“ We [NFF] are waiting for the General elections and want them [Falcons] to exercise their civic rights.

The NFF considered these factor, not wanting any distractions when they resume camping.” the NFF board member disclosed.

The Falcons are drawn in group D with the USA twice world champions, Sweden and Australia.


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