Dakar - Super Falcons interim coach Florence Omagbemi has
reassured players that did not make the trip to Dakar for the African Women’s
Championship qualifier against Senegal, that they will still get a chance to
Only 18 players made the trip to Senegal on Tuesday for the
battle against the Terenga Lioness of Senegal slated for Friday, 8th April in
"It is not easy for me to drop anyone for this game. I
wish I could go to Dakar with all the players but I cannot. We have to keep
working together to achieve our common goal, which is winning. We are going to
Senegal to win."
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She told the players who were dropped: "Not going to
Senegal does not mean that you are not part of the team. You may not be part of
the team going to Dakar now but you will still have the opportunity of fighting
for a place in the team for the return leg next week.
"Keep working hard till we return from Dakar, and
support your team mates going to Senegal with prayers for the team to be
successful. The team's success means everyone’s success,” Omagbemi concluded.
The team will later on Wednesday have its first training at
the Stade Demba Diop in Dakar.For
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