Esther Onyenezide Talks Tough Ahead of Super Falconets' Game Against Canada

Esther Onyenezide Talks Tough Ahead of Super Falconets' Game Against Canada

  • Super Falconets are through to the quarterfinal of the 2022 Under 20 World Cup after getting two wins
  • And ahead of their next match against Canada, Esther Onyenezide explained that they are ready for the clash
  • The Super Falconets will face Canada on Wednesday night, 17 August, with the hope of them flying again

Esther Onyenezide who is a Super Falconets midfielder has stated clearly that she and her teammates in the national team are ready to face any opponents at the ongoing World Cup.

Super Falconets have been impressive so far at the Under 20 World Cup winning their first two games against France and Korea Republic.

The two wins the Nigerian team have gotten have sent them to the quarterfinal of the competition even with one more game to play in the Group against Canada.

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Super Falconets, Esther Onyenezide, Under 20 World Cup.
Esther Onyenezide in action for the Super Falconets. Photo by Buda Mendes
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According to the report on Complete Sports, Esther Onyenezide explained that the desire of all the players is to succeed this time around at the Under 20 World Cup.

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Esther Onyenezide's reaction about Super Falconets

“We are a giant in Africa and fear no other team.
“We’ve trained an unbelievable amount and if you look back at qualifying, then we’ve every right to be confident out here whenever we play.
“We want to show the world that we’re not just big in African terms but that we can beat any other team.''

Onyenezide Scores As Falconets Defeat South Korea to Qualify for Women’s U20 World Cup Quarterfinal

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Nigeria’s Falconets continued their 100 per cent record at the ongoing FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup after defeating their counterparts from South Korea 1-0.

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Onyenezide scores as Falconets defeat South Korea to qualify for Women’s U20 World Cup quarterfinal

It was a tense battle in Costa Rica as both nations clashed, but the Nigerians left it late before securing all three points.

It is now six points from a possible six for Nigeria, who are now leading Group C and have qualified for the tournament's quarter-finals.

And it was Esther Onyenezide who found the back of the net with a superb strike in the 83rd minute.

Her goal, which won the match for the Nigerian side, also earned her the player of the match.

Source: Sports Brief News