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Falconets talk tough ahead opener

05 August 2014, 20:15Israel Ojoko

Ottawa - The Falconets have continued to talk tough ahead of their 2014 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup opening game against Mexico on Wednesday.

Coach Peter Dedevbo said the players are physically and mentally ready for the match.

"Am confident with the level of training we have had, mark my words the team will make Nigeria proud."

Also read: Can the Falconets smash the Mexicans?

Team captain Patience Okaeme said they will ensure to give their best to get victory which she said will boost the psyche of the players.

"We owe it to ourselves to make Nigeria proud by winning not only our first match but all our matches."

Sarah Nnodim and Courtney Dike say the players are going into the game as a team and will play as a team to ensure victory.

"We are happy the team is not build around a particular players, that unity will give us the needed victory. We urge our Nigerians to pray for the good outing for the team."

The Nigeria/Mexico match comes up at Moncton Stadium on Wednesday 6th August by 8pm, 12midnight in Nigeria.

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