Naija Ratels lost in a friendly match that ended 2:1 between Nigeria’s Super Falcons ahead of the 20222 African Women Cup Of Nation.
The Super Falcons showed a high level of performance in a match played on Thursday at the training pitch at package A of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium.
12 minutes into the match, Francisca Ordega scored a wonderful goal against the Ratels. The Ratels struggled to equalize during the first half to no avail.
55 minutes into the second half, Bello Aminat scored against Falcons equalizing for Naija Ratels.
62 minutes into the halftime, Onome Ebi of Super Falcons scored another goal for her team.
Both teams worked very hard. Even though Naija Ratels lost the game, they played really well with good teamwork.
The Naija Ratels coach, Bankole Olowookere said after the match that it was a build-up to the Nation’s Cup.
“We have a set of good players in the team, that is the reason why they (Falcons) made only one goal difference. My players are junior team, compared to the Falcons who are seniors to them. I commend my players, they fought well in the game,” he said.
He also said the players need to put more effort in the coming games.
” I will advise the national team to be serious in all their games at the championship in Morocco. I trust them, they will make the nation proud,” he said.
The 2022 African Women Cup of Nations will be held in Morocco, and it will kick off on July 2. This will be the 4th edition.