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Falconets striker aims high

30 July 2014, 12:11Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Falconets striker Courtney Dike says she is confident the team will put up a good performance during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014.

The forward from Oklahoma State University, USA noted that with the caliber of players in the camp Nigeria will excel at the mundial.

"The team's training is excellent, there is team work and everyone is working towards a good outing for the team at the world cup." Dike said.

The nineteen year old Accounting student further stated that she is looking forward to playing for Nigeria and expects the experience to be fruitful, hoping that the Falconets win the world cup in her first outing for Nigeria.

She commended her team-mates for making her feel at home.

"My team-mates have showed me love since my arrival. Training had been hard from the beginning, but as it progresses, it's a bit easier.”

“I have played with other teams and i must confess wearing my Country's colour is amazing. I promise to use my experience from abroad and combine it with what am getting here to contribute positively to the success of the team in the world stage i want us to win and with the calibre of players am sure we will make it."

Courtney Dike started playing football in her fifth grade, ten years ago. Since then she has played in schools tournament and presently plies her trade for OKC FC football in USA.

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