Nigeria’s senior women football team coach, Edwin Okon has stated that U-20 women team, Falconets must brace up and stay focus ahead of the next two games in Gorup C of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Canada 2014.
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Okon who led the Falconets to the semi final stage in the previous tournament in Japan insisted that the girls must work hard to ensure that they claim the maximum points in their next two games to put them in vantage point for the quarter finals.
“I am praying for Peter Dedevbo and his girls to win their remaining matches to firstly boost the confidence of the girls to qualify from their group and do the nation proud .Thank God they did not loose their first match so they should pick themselves up and pick the maximum points for the remaining matches”
“We know they won all their matches in qualifying for the World Cup but they must guard against complacency if they must progress.The World Cup is a different ball game and the girls must remain focused and double their efforts to emerge from the group” said Okon
Coach Okon stressed that he would be praying for the team on behalf of the entire Super Falcons players and officials adding that hopefully the Falconets will do the country proud in Canada.