Super Falcons of Nigeria Target First Ever Victory Against USA in 2nd Friendly in Washington

Super Falcons of Nigeria Target First Ever Victory Against USA in 2nd Friendly in Washington

  • Super Falcons of Nigerian will file out against their United States counterpart in a second friendly match
  • Nigeria lost 4-0 to the USA in Washington over the weekend, but coach Randy Waldrum hopes for a better second game
  • According to him, the Super Falcons need more top games as they continue to prepare for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

The head coach of Nigeria’s Super Falcons, Randy Waldrum, hopes his side will do better when they face their United States counterparts in a second friendly.

Having lost 4-0 to the United States over the weekend, Nigeria target revenge when they file out against the Americans in Washington.

The USA scored three goals in the first half and then grabbed one in the second h to condemn the Nigerians to a huge loss at the Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Super Falcons, Nigeria vs USA
Super Falcons to take on USWNT in a second friendly match in Washington. Photo: Alex Bierens de Haan
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And ahead of the second friendly game against the two teams, Waldrum stated that there were many positives to learn as his side hoped to improve in the second game.

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He said:

“We know there is going to be a challenge and another difficult game on Tuesday but the experience we gained is invaluable.
“To be one of the top teams in the world, we have to play against this type of teams and get exposed so we learn from it and be better.
“It takes time to be good if your look at what Morocco and South Africa are doing. Their teams are together on a regular basis.”

Pulse Sports reports that the Super Falcons take on the USWNT for the second time at Audi Field, home of the National Women’s Soccer League, The Washington Spirit, on Tuesday, September 6.

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Zambia Women’s goalkeeper remembers former teammates

Meanwhile, Sports Brief earlier reported that the goalkeeper of the Zambian women’s national team, Hazel Nali, remembers her roots as she bought new football boots for her former teammates at Nchanga Queens FC in Zambia.

Eight years after leaving the club based in the northeastern areas of Chingola in Chingola District of Copperbelt Province, Nali deemed it fit to reunite with her former teammates.

Hazel, who now plays for Turkish women’s super league side Fatih Vatan Spor, was key in the Copper Queens squad that qualified for the Olympics and FIFA World Cup for the first time ever in Zambia’s football history. They also won bronze at the recently concluded AWCON.

Source: Sports Brief News