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Okon says Australia match is a must-win

10 June 2015, 12:16

Abuja - Super Falcons' Coach, Edwin Okon, has said that his team's second Group D game against Australia on Friday is a must-win.

Okon, who hailed his side's impressive display against world soccer power, Sweden, said at the post-match press conference, that the team will swiftly go back to the drawing board to correct lapses in the 3-3 draw.

"We will go back to the drawing board to make sure we correct those mistakes of conceding own goals and not being able to defend set-pieces. We played a brand of football that was more of skill to entertain our fans.

"Our next match against Australia is a must-win and we are moving forward from there. Nothing is going to stop us," he said.

Also read: Ordega happy with draw against Sweden

Scorer of the Nigeria's first goal against Sweden and Player of the Match, Ngozi Okobi also said she was excited for the individual award.

Okobi disclosed that beating Sweden was the plan but that the team is happy to come away with a draw.

"I am excited about this game because this is my first World Cup goal and I thank God for giving me the chance and opportunity to do this.

"I was not surprised with our performance because we had planned to win the match against Sweden. The goals they scored were given to them by us, so I think we did well."

- News24


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