Lagos - Super Falcons head coach, Edwin Okon has said top grade warm-up matches are quite key to the side successful campaign at upcoming Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada, SuperSport reports.
The African champions are expected to open camp on Sunday, February 22 in Abuja to commence preparations for the All Africa Games (AAG), Olympic Games qualifiers as well as World Cup campaign in June.
Falcons are pitched in Group D at the World Cup together with former champions, USA, Sweden and Australia.
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Okon said he discovered that the All Africa Games and Olympic qualifying matches against Mali are inadequate to put the side in good stead for the tough football hostilities at the World Cup.
“We need top flight friendly matches to prepare adequately for the challenges at the World Cup.”
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