Abuja - Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi has said that
Rwanda will be shown why Nigeria is Africa's best women football team for over
20 years with a resounding win in Kigali in the first leg tie of the Africa Women
The former Delta Queens defender who plays in Belarus
expressed joy at uniting with her team mates after almost two years absence
noting there are lot of changes in the squad.
She said a lot of young players have graduated into the
Falcons and vying for starting jersey with the old members of the team,
stressing that the competition for a place in team is keen and healthy. She expressed
readiness for shirt war adding that her position in the team is not threatened
by the young defenders in the new look Super Falcons.
"I am not in any way threatened by the new defenders in
the team, the reverse should be the case here. The new defenders should be the
ones being threatened that I am back in the team. My position is safe.”
"The team needs the experience that some of us the
older players come with and we shall guide them through by leading by example.
I am impressed by the talents we have here" she stated.
Onome, who arrived over the weekend from her
club in Europe, had her first training session with Super Falcons on Monday in
Abuja. The team now train once a day as they finalize their travelling plans to
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