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Falconets coach satisfied with team play

30 June 2014, 16:00Israel Ojoko

Abuja - Falconets head coach, Peter Dedevbo, says the girls played as a team in a 1-0 victory over the Black Princesses of Ghana.

"I am impressed with the team's performance today, there was cohesion among the players,they put on a tremendous fight. Though I was not concerned about goals, but rather the physic and mental capability of the team since this is a friendly. The goal however, came and am so happy." Dedevbo said.

He added that the team needs to improve on ball finishing.

"They had many scoring chances, but could not execute them well. We shall work on that before the world cup."

Ghanaian head coach, Bashir Hayford, said the Nigerian side played very well. He further praised his girls and hoped that with the preparations both teams will shine in Canada.

"We lost to a better side, but remember the Falconets are playing at home which was an added advantage. We are going back with some lessons to work on the team for better performance."

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